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Get inspired: Winning stories from last year's CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize

The deadline for the CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize is around the corner (February 1 at 11:59 PM ET). Are you close to finishing? Do you need a break to clear your head? 

We've prepared a series of word clouds built around last year's winner and runners-up in the Creative Nonfiction category. So take a moment (and a breath) and enjoy these terrific stories.

And good luck! 


"The Gods of Scrabble" by Mo Srivastava



"Wolf Howling at Moon" by Linda Rosenbaum


"The Boy with the Galloping Heart" by Jenny Manzer


"This Tongue" by Matthew Hooton


"Icarus" by Terri Favro



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