Calls for Submissions.

Literature / Writing

The Quebec Writers’ Federation Prize for Young Writers is open for submissions. 1st prize is $1000 plus re-publication in carte blanche magazine where rights are available; 2nd prize $350 and 3rd prize $150. Deadline is June 14, 2019. Click here for details.

The Vallum Award for Poetry is open for submissions! 1st prize is $750 plus publication; 2nd prize is $250 and publication. There is a $25 entry fee, which includes a 1-year subscription to Vallum. Deadline is July 15, 2019. Click here for details.


Montréal, arts interculturels is accepting submissions to Alliance, the MAI’s unique artist support program. The program is especially geared to artists in the early stages of their careers, as well as older artists (55 years and older) and those otherwise looking to find their place in the city’s artistic milieu. Deadline is June 30. Click here for details.

Rurart – Art contemporain en milieu rural is accepting submissions to a seasonal residency on the theme: What Unites Us. Deadlines for submission are by season: June 29 (Fall), October 27 (Winter). Click here for details.

YES Montreal is accepting submissions to its annual Pop-up Exhibition Series “WHAT THE POP!”. Three pop-up exhibitions will take place in August, in three different Montreal neighbourhoods: Plateau, Old Port, and Verdun. Deadline for submission is June 16, 2019. Click here for details.

Conseil des arts de Montréal and MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) are offering a creative residency to a choreographer with an intercultural or non-Eurocentric artistic practice. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2019. Click here for details.

MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels) will be opening its annual applications for the Alliance artist support program on June 1, 2019. The Alliance artist support program is a unique development program dedicated to artists working in and from positions of marginality. Awarded to a single candidate each year, the Alliance program’s three joint mentorships offer additional, discipline-specific support provided by a partnering organization. Deadline is June 30, 2019. Click here for details.


Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal is accepting applications to a 3-day Theatre Translation workshop with prolific German theatre translator Frank Heibert. The workshop, which will include group discussions, theoretical lectures and translation exercises built around specific case studies, is aimed at emerging to mid-career theatre translators. Workshop is held between September 23-25, 2019. Deadline to apply is 11 AM on June 28, 2019. Click here for details.

Teesri Duniya Theatre is hosting auditions for the upcoming performance of “Counter Offence”, written by Rahul Varma and directed by Liz Valdes. Auditions will be held on July 5th, 6th 2019. Callbacks will be held on July 7th, 2019. Production will run during March 2020. Click here for details.