Pottersfield Press is once again looking for submissions from writers who can provide a manuscript of 30,000 to 150,000 words in any of the following categories: history, memoir, autobiography, biography, literary journalism, political or social commentary, travel writing or virtually any existing or new category that uses the nonfiction medium to tell a story or put forward an idea.
The winner of the Third Annual Pottersfield Prize for Creative Nonfiction is Emily Taylor Smith of Dartmouth for No Thanks, I Want to Walk: Two Months on Foot Around New Brunswick and the Gaspé.
Second prize goes to Luc Desroches of Dieppe, New Brunswick for his most timely manuscript, Working From Home for a Harmonious Life. Both books are now published and available.
This year’s First Prize winner will receive a contract for the publication of the winning book along with a $1,500 advance on 10 percent royalty for all sales. The Second Prize winner will also see the publication of the book and a $1,000 advance on 10 percent royalties.
The deadline is now April 30, 2021.
Writers may submit manuscripts electronically as a double spaced basic Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org, and include on the title page a name, mailing address and email address.
The entry fee of $25 (includes HST) can be paid (after submitting the manuscript) by Interac Transfer to email@example.com or by cheque to Pottersfield Press, mailed to 248 Leslie Rd. East Lawrencetown, NS, B2Z 1T4, Canada.