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How to participate

*POETRY PRIZE NOW OPEN! Deadline to submit: May 1, 2014. **

WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished, poem or poetry collection. The entry must be between 400 and 600 words.

WHEN: Competition opens: March 1, 2014. Deadline to submit: May 1, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET

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.

THE PRIZE: The First Prize winner will receive $6,000, courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, and will have his/her story published in Air Canada’s enRoute magazine and on the Canada Writes website. He or she will also be awarded a two-week residency at The Banff Centre's Leighton Artists' Colony, and will be interviewed on CBC Radio.

The 4 runners-up will each receive $1,000, courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, and their stories will be published on the Canada Writes website.



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Previous winners


2013 CBC Poetry Prize
 

The Grand Prize winner of the 2012-2013 CBC Poetry Prize is James Scoles of Winnipeg, MB for “The Trailer”.

James Scoles receives $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, and his prizewinning poem “The Trailer” was published in the October edition of enRoute Magazine. James will also receive a two-week residency at The Banff Centre’s Leighton Artists’ Colony.


The four runners-up, who each received $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts are:


Read past winning texts from the CBC Literary Prizes (2010 to now)  »
View Literary Awards Archives (before 2010)  »





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