The CBC Nonfiction Prize is now closed

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Send us your original, unpublished work. Your entry can be memoir, biography, humour writing, essay (including personal essay), travel writing or a feature article.

All submissions must be between 1,200 and 1,800 words. You can see the complete rules and regulations here.

The winner will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, publication in Air Canada enRoute magazine and a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Four finalists will take home $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their story published on CBC Books.

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

Past CBC Literary Prize winners include Michael Ondaatje, Michael Winter and Camilla Gibb.

Last year's CBC Nonfiction Prize winner was Leslie A. Davidson for her personal essay "Adaptation."

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