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Literary mag launches new writing prize for short stories – Saturday April 20, 2024

Attention, short story writers: Montreal-based literary journal yolk is launching the Montreal Fiction Prize.

The prize, open to Canadian writers of stories up to 4,000 words long, carries a $2,000 purse, with two $500 awards for the second- and third-place stories.

Giller Prize-winning author Souvankham Thammavongsa will be the guest judge for the prize’s inaugural year.

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