Dionne Codrington

Journalist

Dionne Codrington is a journalist at CBC Montreal.

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How Sanita Fejzić's poem for her son became a story about acceptance & celebrating different kinds of families

The CBC Poetry Prize finalist and author of (M)other talks about the book based on her shortlisted poem.

Stephen Collis, Dionne Brand and Kaie Kellough to judge 2020 CBC Poetry Prize

The winner will receive $6,000, will attend a two-week writing residency in Banff and will have their work published on CBC Books. Submissions are open until May 31, 2020.

Calgary writer Brenda Damen wins 2020 CBC Short Story Prize

Brenda Damen will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre. Read her winning story now.

How Brenda Damen wrote the story that won the 2020 CBC Short Story Prize

Brenda Damen discusses how she wrote Gibson.

5 writers make the 2020 CBC Short Story Prize shortlist

Read the five works contending for $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The winner will be announced on April 22.

32 writers named to the 2020 CBC Short Story Prize longlist

The winner will receive $6,000, attend a two-week writing residency and will have their work published on CBC Books. The shortlist will be announced on April 15.

Yasuko Thanh, Bill Gaston and Robyn Doolittle to judge 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize

The winner will receive $6,000, attend a two-week writing residency in Banff and will have their work published on CBC Books. Submissions are open until Feb. 29, 2020.

Alycia Pirmohamed wins 2019 CBC Poetry Prize

Pirmohamed will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Read her winning collection of poems now.

How Alycia Pirmohamed wrote the poems that won the 2019 CBC Poetry Prize

Alycia Pirmohamed discusses how she wrote the Love Poem with Elk and Punctuation, Prairie Storm and Tasbih.
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