Submissions – Plays and Short Stories

PlayME supports emerging and established Canadian writers, by providing a unique opportunity to produce their work in podcast format, making it accessible to audiences nationally and internationally.

Plays:

If you are a playwright that would like to be considered for our next podcast series, send us your script. We are looking for diverse and unique works from across Ontario.

Eligibility:

Scripts must be new or underproduced

Playwrights must reside in Ontario

Plays must ideally have 5 characters or less

All genres  accepted

Requirements:

A fifty-word description of your work

Completed script (including a character breakdown at the top of)

A brief bio

Short Stories: **NEW: Deadline for 2016 – June 6th **

We are also accepting unpublished short stories by Canadian writers. If you are a writer and would like to be considered for a podcast, please send us your story (or poems).

Eligibility:

Short story has not been published (outside of self-publishing)

Or, if your short story has been published, you have written permission to have the piece turned into a podcast

Writers must reside (or have resided) in Ontario

Your short story should be under 5,000 words

Requirements: 

Include a fifty-word description of the work

PDF of the short story

Brief bio of writer

Please sent your submission in PDF format to info@expect.org. Submissions are ongoing and will be reviewed quarterly by the Artistic Producers of PlayME. Due to the number of submissions received, only those selected will be contacted, normally within 2-3 months after submission. Check back for information on our upcoming Canada-wide Playwright Contest, details will be released soon.