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  • 2017 CBC Nonfiction Prize is Open for Submissions


    The deadline is Feb. 28th at 11:59 p.m. ET.

    WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished works of nonfiction between 1200 and 1800 words.

    WHEN: Competition runs from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2017.

    WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada can submit.

    HOW: While the competition is active, submit online by clicking the “submit” link below or, if you wish to submit by mail, you can download the offline submission form.

    A fee of $25.00 (taxes included) for administration purposes is required for each entry.

    WHAT YOU CAN WIN: The winner receives $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, have their story published in Air Canada enRoute magazine and will have the opportunity to attend a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Four finalists will receive $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their story published on CBC Books.

    WHAT YOU CAN WRITE: You can submit memoir, biography, humour writing, essay (including personal essay), travel writing and feature articles.

    For more, click here: 2017 CBC Nonfiction Prize submissions.