The 2017 CBC Short Story Prize will be open for submissions on September 1, 2016.
Sign up for the CBC Short Story Prize newsletter to receive writing tips and prompts three times a week starting September 1. The writing tips are to get you inspired, to get you writing, but also to help you with the editing and revising process before you put the final touches on your entry and hit that "submit" button.
WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished stories. The word count must be between 1200 and 1800 words. Please note that as of the 2016 CBC Short Story Prize, the rules regarding how we determine word count have been modified. Please visit our Rules and Regulations or our FAQ for details.
WHEN: Competition runs from September 1 to October 31.
WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
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.