The 2016 jury is comprised of Roo Borson, George Elliott Clarke and Erín Moure.
WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished poem or collection of poems. The word count must be up to 600 words (no minimum). Please visit our Rules and Regulations or our FAQ for details.
WHEN: Competition runs from April 1 to May 31.
WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
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.
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Let no lip, shoulder, hip, go untasted tonight. Let no one be unscathed.
And as you close the door & fold yourself in sleep against another
look for a moment at the empty stretch of dark between heaven
& earth: someone is missing from the world...
Fraser will receive $6,000 and a 10-day writing residency. His poem will be published in enRoute magazine and on CBC Books.
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