2018 Non-Fiction Contest Winners

 •  March 29

And the winners are… FIRST PLACE ($1,500): ‘Where Things Rise, Unannounced’ by Erin MacNair, North Vancouver, BC SECOND PLACE...

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30 Non-Fiction Writing Prompts

 •  September 15

“Writing is an act of great courage, and writing creative non-fiction raises up the stakes even higher. It is not a genre for the...

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30 Non-Fiction Writing Prompts

 •  February 24

“Writing is an act of great courage, and writing creative non-fiction raises up the stakes even higher. It is not a genre for the...

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Announcing 2017 Non-Fiction Contest Judge: J. Jill Robinson!

 •  December 15

EVENT’s 2017 Non-Fiction Contest is open for submissions until April 15. Winners will receive fame and fortune: up to $1500 in prizes and...

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2016 EVENT Non-Fiction Contest Winners

 •  November 1

  Keep your eye out for interviews with our winners in the coming weeks. To tide you over, here's a little bit about each of our talented...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #2

 •  January 3

When I consider the phrase "Missed Connections," I imagine a hollow space, a kind of emptiness where a relationship might have been. Think of those...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #1

 •  January 2

For the next couple months we'll be posting non-fiction writing prompts in preparation for our 2016 Non-Fiction Contest.  Our first prompt is a...

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Meet Andrew Westoll, Our 2015 Non-Fiction Contest Judge

 •  March 30

EVENT's 2015 Non-Fiction Contest is open for submissions until April 15. You'll have a shot at fame (and $1500 in prizes) for your stories. We're...

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I guess I live in this whale now: An interview with Creative Non-Fiction Contest winner Hilary Dean

 •  January 30

Hilary Dean is a writer and filmmaker from Scarborough, Ontario and the first place winner of EVENT’s 2014 Creative Non-Fiction Contest for her...

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EVENT 42/3 is here!

 •  February 4

Our latest Contest issue, EVENT 42/3, is now available at newsstands and in our new online store. 42/3 features the three winning entries from our...

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