874 V O L . 7 5 P A R T 6 N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 7 THE ADVOCATE 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. PRIZES First prize: $400 gift certificate at a local book store and publication in the Advocate Second prize: $250 gift certificate at a local book store and possible publication in the Advocate Third prize: $100 gift certificate at Zefferelli’s Spaghetti Joint and possible publication in the Advocate Winning entries will be selected by, at the latest, February 22, 2019. Contest judges may award fewer than three prizes if, in their judgment, they consider it appropriate. All submissions, including winning entries, will also be considered for possible publication by the Vancouver Bar Association or an independent publisher in a selection of “legal fictions” to be released at a later date. TRANSFER OF RIGHTS In consideration of having their fiction reviewed for: (a) possible selection as winning entries; (b) possible publication in the Advocate; and (c) possible inclusion in a selection of submissions to be published in book form; contributors agree upon submitting their work that the Vancouver Bar Association (publisher of the Advocate), or its licensee, shall have the sole and exclusive right, in Canada and for a period of 15 years, to print, publish and sell their work in such form or forms as the Vancouver Bar Association may in its discretion consider appropriate, such right to revert automatically to all contributors whose works of fiction are not selected as winning entries or for inclusion in the selection of submissions to be published. Contributors further undertake, if required by the Vancouver Bar Association, to execute both a written assignment in order to confirm the transfer of rights described above to the Vancouver Bar Association and a waiver of the moral rights attached to their work, should their work be selected for publication in the Advocate as a winning entry or for inclusion in a selection of submissions to be published in book form. All proceeds or royalties, if any, from the sales of such a selection will be paid to the benefit of the Vancouver Bar Association, a non-profit organization.
Nov Advocate 2017
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