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Canada-Japan Literary Awards

Deadline: 30 April, 2014 was last deadline (for books been published between 1 April 2012 and 30 April 2014)

Eligibility: Awards will be given for literary excellence to Canadian authors of published, first-edition trade books of fiction, non-fiction, poetry or drama. The authors' books may be in English or French and must be on Japan, Japanese themes, or themes that promote mutual understanding between Japan and Canada. Canadian translators of works in the same genres, translated from Japanese into English or French, are also eligible.

Value: Two awards valued at $10,000 each: one for an English language book and one for a French language book.

Contact: Luiza Pereira

Endowments and Prizes, Canada Council for the Arts
150 Elgin St. P.O. Box 1047
Ottawa, ON K1P 5V8
Phone: 613-566-4414 x4086
FAX: 613-566-4430
E-Mail: luiza.pereira@canadacouncil.ca
Website: http://canadacouncil.ca/council/prizes/find-a-prize/prizes/canada-japan-literary-awar

Description: The prize is awarded every two years for an outstanding book that meets the eligibility criteria. Publishers of eligible books may nominate titles for this award.

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