Hal-Con Reading and Discussion Series

Are you a storyteller looking for a platform to share your work? Are you interested in learning new skills or expanding your storytelling community? Well, you’re in the right place!

Hal-Con, your favourite local nerd community, is proud to present a new event series coming to the Halifax Central Library on May 19, 2018, at 2pm AT. Award-winning local author, Nicola R. White will be with us to discuss the ins and outs of self-publishing but we’re looking for more authors to join us too! So, we’re opening up for submissions from anyone who wants to share their work in a public reading.

Submission Guidelines

  1. Submission Period will be from March 3, 2018 – April 14, 2018. Hal-Con reserves the right to end the period early depending on the volume of submissions.
  2. Maximum two submissions of original work per person.
  3. We are looking for genre fiction, anything science fiction or fantasy will fit.
  4. Submissions must be appropriate for all ages, to be determined by the selection committee.
  5. Submissions are welcome from anyone in the Maritime region but if selected the author should be available for a May 19 appearance in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  6. Any work can be submitted, short stories, excerpts from longer work, or poems. (1500 word limit.)
  7. All selected storytellers will be informed within 14 days of the closing of the Submission Period.
  8. Submissions should be emailed as a Word Document or PDF to submissions@hal-con.com

Prefer to observe and learn? Join us at the Halifax Central Library on May 19th at 2pm for our first session with Nicola R. White.