Are you thinking about entering the 2018 CBC Poetry Prize? Do you need some inspiration to get you started?
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The winner will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, attend a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and have their story published on CBC Books.
Four finalists will win $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their story published on CBC Books.
The CBC Literary Prizes have been supporting and celebrating Canadian writers since 1979. Past winners include Michael Ondaatje, Michael Winter and Frances Itani.
Last year's winner was Alessandra Naccarato for Postcards for My Sister. You can read the entire 2017 shortlist here.
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