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The winner of the 2014 CBC Short Story Prize has been announced.

The 2015 competition opens on September 1, 2014.


WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished stories stories between 1200 and 1500 words.

WHEN: Competition opens: September 1, 2014. Deadline to submit: November 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.




2014 CBC Short Story Prize

The Grand Prize winner of the 2014 CBC Short Story Prize is Jane Eaton Hamilton of Vancouver, BC for "Smiley".

Jane received $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, and her prizewinning story was published in the April edition of enRoute Magazine. Jane also received a two-week writing residency at The Banff Centre.

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


2013 CBC Short Story Prize

The Grand Prize winner of the 2013 CBC Short Story Prize is Becky Blake of Toronto, ON for “The Three Times Rule."

Becky received $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, and her prizewinning story “The Three Times Rule” was published in the April edition of enRoute Magazine. Becky also received 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:



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