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Big bucks for writers

Working as a poet isn't often a way to become rich. But a new poetry prize based right here in Montreal is offering a pretty impressive amount of money: $50,000 for one poem.

Asa Boxer is the co-director of The Montreal Prize.

And Elise Moser is a Montreal writer who knows what it means to win a monetary prize -- albeit a more modest one. She has won the Quebec Writing Competition twice. She is the current President of the Quebec Writers Federation.

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