Here's the list so far. Know of any others? Let me know and I'll update the list.
Current 2012 Magazine Contests:
(Please read the entry information on the websites)
Scarborough Arts - Big Art Book: 2012 Digital Anthology of Writing & Visual Arts Submission
Deadline: January 19, 2012
Entry fee: Entry is free! CONTEST OPEN TO ALL AGES.
Prizes: $150.00 for Adult poetry or writing, $150.00 for Adult visual artist, $150.00 for Youth artist, $150.00 for Youth poet or writer.
Lake Winnipeg Writer's Group: Write on the Lake
Deadline: February 15th, 2012
Entry fee: Adult ($10.00 for first entry; $5.00 for each additional); Youth (under 19) ($5.00 for up to four entries) an Internet Membership in LWWG is included in fee.
Poetry: 2 pages max, Flash Fiction: 250 words max, Fiction: 3500 words max
Prizes:1st $100.00, 2nd $60.00, 3rd $40.00
Creative Non-Fiction: 2500 words max, Genre Fiction: 2500 words max
Prizes: 1st $50.00, 2nd $30.00, 3rd $20.00
All winners will be published in Voices.
EXILE: The Vanderbilt-Exile $5,000 Short Fiction Competition
Deadline: February 6th, 2012
Entry fee: $30.00 includes one year subscription.
Prizes: $3,000.00 for best story by an emerging writer; 2,000.00 for writer at any stage of his/her career.
Story must not exceed 30 pages; no restriction to number of submissions.
Prizes are awarded June 2012 in Toronto.
Room Magazine: Annual Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-fiction Contest
Deadline: June 15, 2012
Entry fee: $30.00, $42.00 for non-Canadian entries includes one year subscription
Poetry: 3 poems max or 150 lines max, Fiction & Creative Non-Fiction: 3,500 words max
Prizes: 1st (both categories): $500.00, 2nd: 200.00
Winners will be published in the 2013 Issue other submissions may be published.
The Malahat Review:
Deadline: February 1, 2012
Entry fee: $35.00 CAD for Canadians, $40.00 US for Americans, $45.00 US for Mexican and entries outside North-America. One year subscription included.
Fiction min of 10,000 words max 12,000. No restrictions to genre.
Prize: $1,500.00 CAD.
LONG POEM PRIZE:
Deadline: February 1, 2013
Entry fee: Same as above.
Single poem or cycle of poems min ten published pages, max 20 published pages (a published page is 32 lines, including breaks)
Prize: Two awards of 1,000.00 CAD
2012 FAR HORIZONS AWARD FOR POETRY:
Deadline: May 1, 2012
Entry fee: $25.00 CAD (Canadians), $30.00 US (Americans) $35.00 US from those outside North America.
Emerging poets may enter three poems per entry, up to 60 lines
2013 FAR HORIZONS AWARD FOR SHORT FICTION:
Deadline: May 1, 2013
Entry fee: same as above (Far Horizons Poetry Contest)
One short story 3,500 words by non-published author
2012 CONSTANCE ROOKE NONFICTION PRIZE:
Deadline: August 1, 2012
Entry fee: $35.00 CAD, $40.00 US, $45.00 US (see above)
Personal essay, memoir, cultural criticism, nature writing, literary journalism, etc 2,000-3,000 words.
The New Quarterly: The Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest
Deadline: February 28, 2012
Entry fee: $40.00 for two poems, $5.00 for each additional poem. Includes one year Canadian subscription.
Contest is for poems written in response for an occasion see site for more details.
Prize: "$1,000.00 for one glorious poem," another $1,000.00 distributed as the judges see fit.