Calls for Submissions.

Literature / Writing

Infinithéâtre’s annual playwriting competition Write-On-Q! is back! Write-on-Q! is the most lucrative single literary competition in English Québec with total prizes of $5,000. It has also proven to be a major source of original plays for Infinithéâtre’s and other Québec Theatre’s seasons. Deadline is Tuesday, September 3rd 2019. Click here for details.

Teesri Dunya Theatre is looking for culturally diverse and First Nation plays that are politically relevant examining meaningful social and cultural questions, exploring diverse worldviews and historical events that affect our lives and our socio-cultural heritage. No deadline specified. Click here for details.

History of English-Language Drama and Theatre in Quebec, 1930-2015 is a project set by Professor Erin Hurley of the Department of English at McGill University to research the history of English-language drama and theatre in Quebec from 1930-2015. Her research results will be shared with the theatre community in public lectures, staged readings, and a report, and will be communicated to academic audiences in scholarly articles and as a book documenting English-language theatre in Quebec. If you are the author of a play (or plays) and are willing to have them included in Professor Hurley’s research corpus, you may contact her at erin.hurley@mcgill.ca. Submission deadline is September 30, 2019. Click here for details.

The 2019 Accenti Writing Contest is open for submissions! The topic is open, maximum length 2000 words. The contest is open to all writers, established and emerging, worldwide. First prize is $1000.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti. Two runner-up prizes: $100.00 (CDN) each and publication in Accenti. Popular Vote prize: $100.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti. There is a $30 entry fee, non-refundable. Deadline is February 3, 2020. Click here for details.

Multidisciplinary

carte blanche is calling for projects for their Issue 37-Fall with the theme of “borders”. Send them your best work of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, comics, translation, and photography. Priority will be given to Quebec-based artists for this particular issue, but all are welcome to submit. Submission deadline August 30, 2019. Click here for details.

Montreal Monochrome VII seeks critical and creative projects that dismantle dominant discourses in the public sphere and explore the power and process of (re)shifting focus. Each project will receive an honorarium of 250$. Submission deadline August 30, 2019. Click here for details.

Buttontapper Press is currently looking for an audiobook narrator for their steamy romance title, “Montreal Mischief”, to be produced on ACX. This would be a royalty-share production. No submission date specified. 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.

Darling Foundry is receiving applications for a residency at the Darling Foundry taking place next winter. Live-in studios are available between January 20 and April 20, 2020, for 1- to 3-month residencies. Applications are received until August 17, 2019. Please note that this program is not funded. Click here for details.

Meteque Gallery is inviting artists to create art that involves re-using garbage, to create art that leaves minimum waste, to essentially turn garbage into “g-art-bage”. Submissions accepted until August 31, 2019. Click here for details.

The 2019 Accenti Photo Contest is open for submissions! Submissions must “capture an Italian moment” anywhere in the world but can otherwise be about anyone and anything. This competition is open to photographers worldwide – professionals, amateurs, and students. Multiple entries welcome. First prize is $1000.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti. Two runner-up prizes: $100.00 (CDN) each and publication in Accenti. Popular Vote prize: $100.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti. There is a $30 entry fee, non-refundable. Deadline is February 3, 2020. Click here for details.

Film

The Festival International du Film sur l’Art is accepting film submissions for their 38th edition. Documentaries, fiction, biographical pieces and interactive/immersive works are welcome. Short films, medium-length films, feature films and interactive works are eligible. Apply before August 31, 2019 to be eligible for their early-bird discount. Click here for details. (French text only.)

Main Film is accepting film submissions for the month of August. The theme is identity. Send your submission at services@mainfilm.qc.ca. Click here for details.