Tell us your true story of belonging for a chance to win $1,000
When do I belong? Who do I belong to?
For former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, the question of belonging is at the heart of her 2014 Massey Lectures. Whether you are a new Canadian or a new high school student—no matter who you are, you have a story to tell.
Note: the submission period for stories of belonging is now closed. Thanks to everyone who participated!
Share your personal story about belonging for a chance to win one of two $1,000 prizes from the Canada Council for the Arts (two age categories: 12-18, and 19 and over). Write from the heart about a moment or journey that made you feel like you belonged—or like you didn’t.
CANADIAN AUTHORS SHARE THEIR STORIES OF BELONGING
Looking for inspiration? Read original true stories of belonging (and non-belonging) by these Governor General's Literary Award winners and finalists:
"A Letter to a Neighbour"
"Don't Stop (Thinking About Tomorrow)"
"Everybodies Has Got Someting"
"Circle of Light"
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