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TORONTO STAR SHORT STORY CONTEST

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Good Luck writers! The second-place winner will take home a $2,000 prize, while third place will be awarded $1,000.The winner can choose a 30-week creative writing correspondence program, valued at $3,000, at Humber, or a week-long summer workshop, worth $1,000, at the college’s Lakeshore campus in Toronto.Three prizes will be awarded:First Prize: $5,000, plus the tuition fee for either The Humber School for Writers 2018 Creative Writing by Correspondence (Approximate retail value: $3,000), or Summer Workshop in Creative Writing on July 8-13, 2018 at Humber’s Lakeshore Campus (Approximate retail value: $1,000).Second Prize: $2,000.Third Prize: $1,000. Facebook If the winner does not claim the prize within 48 hours of notification, the next eligible entry selected by the judging criteria set out in these rules will be contacted, and the first potential winner will have no further claim to the prize. Sponsor will not mail or courier the prize and is not responsible for unclaimed prizes.Winners must attend a prize presentation event at the Yorkville Public Library, 22 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4W 1L4 on or about Thursday, April 19, 2018 to collect the prize won.The winners’ stories will be published in the Sunday Star as follows: The Third place story will appear on Sunday, April 29, 2018; the Second place story will appear on Sunday, May 6, 2018; the First place story will appear on Sunday, May 13, 2018. Should any of the above-mentioned dates become unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, the stories will run, in the order listed above, on the next available Sunday edition of the Toronto Star. Release:Prior to receiving the prize, the potential winner will be required to show valid photo ID and to sign a declaration of eligibility and release form releasing the Sponsor and its related parties from any and all liability in connection with the Contest and/or the prize, confirming compliance with the rules and consenting to the use of his or her name and short story in any and all forms of media, without further compensation, in any publicity carried out by the Sponsor and/or its advertising and promotional agencies. If a potential winner is under the age of majority, his/her parent or legal guardian must also sign and return the declaration of eligibility and release form. The signed form must be received within 48 hours of notification or the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate entrant.Indemnity:By participating in this Contest, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsors, and their parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, advisors, assignees, agents, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buyers and promotional agencies from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of action, or losses of any kind (including but not limited to lawyers’ fees) arising from your participation in the Contest, your violation of any term of these Contest rules, your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or any claim that your submission caused damage to a third party. Privacy:We use your personal information to administer this Contest, including contacting, announcing and promoting prize winners, and may transfer your personal information to third party service providers (including but not limited to prize suppliers) in order to perform services such as prize fulfillment and delivery. The Contest is run in compliance with the Toronto Star’s privacy policy, which may be found in full at https://sp2.img.hsyaolu.com.cn/wp-shlf1314/B2046/IMG10597.jpg” alt=”last_img” />

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