Canada Writes by CBC Books

Featured Content

33 writers make the 2021 CBC Short Story Prize longlist

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

In Conversation

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

Writing Tip

2018 CBC Short Story Prize winner Leah Mol's advice for aspiring writers: 'Let people read your work!'

In Conversation

Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist David Bergen reflects on his writing career

B.C. writer Jonathan Poh wins 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize

Writing Tip

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

Writing Tip

Want to be a more productive writer? Find your 'magic' part of the day

now