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Publication Medium & Contest Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationAwarded biennially (every other year).

Fiction Temp Closed


Open to a broad Audience.

General General
Novelette Novelette10,000 - 15,000 words.
Novella Novella15,000 - 20,000 words.

Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.


Open to all/most Topics.

Winner's Prize:

Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment. Details: CAD $2,000.


Method: Submittable submission manager.
Reprints: Reprints are NOT allowed.
Simultaneous submissions: Simultaneous submissions are NOT allowed.
Multiple entries: Multiple entries are allowed.
Media: Text.

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The Malahat Review Novella Prize Submission Statistics — Free Preview!

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AccuracyWe have received 7 reports from 7 different members within the past 12 months. The more responses reported, the more accurate the information.
Days Reported61 min | 91.7 mean avg | 79.0 median | 146 max days (34.7 std dev)

Other Information

The most common submission fee paid: CAD $45.00.
Most recent response reported was received on 13 Apr 2024.
Responses have been received for submissions sent as recently as 04 Feb 2024.

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Last Updated: 08 May 2024
Last Audited: 17 Dec 2023. (We audit each active listing twice a year. Learn more at link.)
Date Added: 13 Jan 2012

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