Writing deadline extended for contest

Hopeful contestants still looking to enter the annual Victoria Writers’ Society’s 10th annual writing competition have some breathing room.

The contest entry deadline has been extended to May 31 for submissions of poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction. All residents of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands may enter. The fee is $10 per entry for society members and $20 for non-members.

Cash prizes will be awarded in each of the three categories. Send entries to Victoria Writers’ Society, Box 8311 Victoria, B.C., V8W 3R9. For more information email victoriawriterssociety@gmail.com.