Calling all poets! The CBC Poetry Prize is now open
Ready to submit? Enter now!
The 2019 CBC Poetry Prize is now open for submissions.
Canadian poets can submit an original, unpublished poem or collection of poems until May 31, 2019.
You can submit work up to 600 words in length. There is no minimum word requirement.
The winner will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, will have the opportunity to attend a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and will have their work published on CBC Books.
You have until May 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET to enter. The entry fee is $25, which covers the costs of administering the prize.
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If you'd like to submit to the Prix de poésie Radio-Canada, you can enter here.