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THE ADVOCATE V O L . 7 5 P A R T 1 J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 85 VOL. 75 PART 1 JANUARY 2017 ANNOUNCING THE 2017 ADVOCATE SHORT FICTION COMPETITION ELIGIBLE CONTRIBUTORS Any person who is now, or has been, a member of the Law Society of British Columbia (including lawyers, judges and masters) or who is an articled student. Contest judges and the “staff” of the Advocate are ineligible to contribute. ELIGIBLE FICTION A fictional work, written in English, to a strict maximum of 2,500 words that deals, if only incidentally, with legal subject matter. The contributor must be the author of the work, which must be entirely original and must not ever have been published or submitted for publication or consideration in a writing competition elsewhere. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS The close of business on Friday, September 1, 2017. Submissions will not be re turned, so authors should maintain file copies of their work. FORMAT FOR SUBMISSIONS Two double-spaced, typed manuscript copies, each with a separate cover sheet bearing the work’s title together with its author’s name, address, daytime telephone number and a word count. The author’s name should not appear anywhere on or in the manuscript itself, as all submissions will be judged anonymously, strictly on literary merit. ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSIONS Advocate Short Fiction Competition c/o D. Michael Bain, Editor The Advocate #1918–1030 West Georgia Street Vancouver, B.C. V6E 2Y3 JUDGES David Roberts, Q.C., Anne Giardini, Q.C., and Peter Roberts. The decisions of the judges as to the literary merit of the contributions shall be final.


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