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Enter the CBC Poetry Prize now
You could win $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, attend a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre and have your work published on CBC Books. Enter by May 31, 2021.
New memoir writing award created to honour past CBC Nonfiction Prize finalist Amy MacRae
The International Amy MacRae Memorial Award is for an original, unpublished personal essay. The winner will receive $1,000 US and a $1,000 US discount to a writing retreat in France.
Thinking about entering the 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize? Juror Jenny Heijun Wills has some advice for you
M.G. Vassanji, Jenny Heijun Wills and Tim Cook to judge 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize
The First Page student writing challenge is now closed
Matthew Hollett wins 2020 CBC Poetry Prize
5 writers make the 2020 CBC Poetry Prize shortlist
32 writers make the 2020 CBC Poetry Prize longlist
Three-time CBC Literary Prize winner Caroline Adderson shares how to write a great short story
Lee Maracle is an oral storyteller first and foremost — that's been key to her storied writing career
David A. Robertson will judge 2020 CBC First Page student writing challenge
CBC Short Story Prize juror Craig Davidson shares his secrets to writing a great short story
How birdwatching inspired CBC Short Story Prize finalist Julia Zarankin's first book
2018 CBC Short Story Prize winner Leah Mol's advice for aspiring writers: 'Let people read your work!'
Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist David Bergen reflects on his writing career
B.C. writer Jonathan Poh wins 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize
Writing a short story? Give your characters some breathing room
Facing terminal cancer diagnosis pushed CBC Nonfiction Prize finalist Amy MacRae to find her voice as a writer
Lee Maracle, Souvankham Thammavongsa and Craig Davidson to judge 2021 CBC Short Story Prize
5 writers make the 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize shortlist
35 writers from across Canada longlisted for 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize