2022 Write On! Contest – and 2021 Summary

Submission Rules:

  • 3 Categories:
    • Non-Fiction (1500 words max)
    • Fiction (1500 words max)
    • Poetry (1 page single spaced max)
  • Fee per submission (one story or one poem) $10 RCLAS members; $20 non-members 

Annual RCLAS Membership $35 a year

  • 1st prize – $150, 2nd prize – $100, 3rd prize – $75 (plus 3 honourable mentions) per category
  • Maximum three submissions per person (in any one or all three categories).
  • Winners and honourable mentions published in RCLAS E-Zine, Wordplay at Work.
  • Previously published work accepted as long as author retains copyright.
  • Past Write on! Contest winners/honourable mentions: DO NOT resubmit winning story or poem. 
  • Non-winners/non-honourable mentions may resubmit story or poem. 
  • Cover letter to include Name, Address, Email, Phone, Category, Title, Payment option (see below).
  • Blind judging (submissions to judges are anonymous).
  • Submit entry as a Word Document (Font Times New Roman, Size 12)
  • DO NOT Include your name or identity on your word document. Double check and delete “author” in your word doc file properties. This is important.
  • Current Board Members are not eligible to submit.


To PAY: Use the PayPal link found on our website www.rclas.com 

EMAIL entry and cover letter to writeon@rclas.com. (THIS IS NOT OUR PAYPAL ACCOUNT)

(DO NOT mail in your submission. Poems and stories will only be accepted by email.)

For further information Email: writeon@rclas.com

Please pay your entry fee by either using the Buy Now Paypal buttons below or by mailing your cheque or money order to:
Royal City Literary Arts Society
Box #308 – 720 6th Street
New Westminster, BC   V3L 3C5

RCLAS does not accept e-transfers.

ALL writing entries with a cover letter must be sent to  writeon@rclas.com

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