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Canadian Literary Awards


Deadline: Submission period for Short Stories is open from September 1, 2014 to November 1, 2014 Submission period for Creative Nonfiction Prize will be open on January 1, 2015. Submission period for Poetry will be open on April 1, 2015.

Eligibility: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada can participate. For Short Stories submit your original, unpublished stories between 1200 and 1500 words. For Creative Nonfiction submit your original, unpublished work between 1200 and 1500 words. For Poetry the entry must be between 400 and 600 words.

Value: $6,000 grand prize and $1,000 for the four runners-up courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, publication in Air Canada's enRoute magazine and on CBCBooks.ca, and a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre, will be awarded in each of three categories.

CBC Radio P.O. Box 6000
Montreal, QC H3C 3A8
Phone: 416-205-6102
FAX: 416-205-5731
Website: http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/literaryprizes/index.html

Description: The CBC Literary Prizes recognize the best original, unpublished writing by Canadians in poetry, short story & creative nonfiction. The Prizes are presented in partnership with Canada Council for the Arts, enRoute magazine and the Banff Centre.

Further Details: A fee of $25.00 (taxes included) for administration purposes is required for each entry. You can submit online by clicking the "submit" link on the website or download the submission form to submit by mail.

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