Dionne Codrington

Journalist

Dionne Codrington is a journalist at CBC Montreal.

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How Jenny Boychuk wrote the story that won the 2019 CBC Nonfiction Prize

The winner of the 2019 CBC Nonfiction Prize discusses how the dead of her mother and grandfather inspired her essay Slow Violence.

Jenny Boychuk wins the 2019 CBC Nonfiction Prize

The Victoria writer will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre. Read her essay Slow Violence now.
How I Wrote It

Why Becky Blake wrote a story about understanding the world and our place in it

The two-time winner of the CBC Literary Prizes discusses how she wrote her debut novel Proof I Was Here.

Lynn Crosbie, Olive Senior and Billy-Ray Belcourt to judge 2019 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.

5 writers make 2019 CBC Short Story Prize shortlist

Read all five finalists' stories. The winner will be announced on April 24, 2019.
PUBLISHING 101

Ready to publish your first book? Here's what you need to know about working with an editor

What's it like working with a publishing house editor? Arsenal Pulp's Brian Lam explains.

31 writers make the 2019 CBC Short Story Prize longlist

The winner will receive $6,000 from Canada Council for the Arts, a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and will have their work published on CBC Books.
PUBLISHING 101

Ready to publish your first book? Here's what you need to know about signing a book deal

What's involved in a book deal? Susanne Alexander of Goose Lane Editions explains.
PUBLISHING 101

Ready to publish your first book? Here's how a literary agent can help

Chris Bucci of CookeMcDermid explains the role of a literary agent: how to get one, why you might want one and how they help you throughout your career.
PUBLISHING 101

Ready to publish your first book? Here's how to find a publisher

Invisible Publishing's Leigh Nash kicks off our new series designed to help writers navigate the publishing process.

Harold R. Johnson, Elizabeth Renzetti and Mark Sakamoto to jury 2019 CBC Nonfiction Prize

The prize is awarded to Canadian writers for unpublished works of nonfiction. The winning author will receive $6,000, a writing residency and have their work published on CBC Books. The deadline to enter is Feb. 28, 2019.
How I Wrote It

How being a CBC Literary Prize finalist gave Christine Higdon the confidence she needed to pursue writing

The former CBC Literary Prize finalist discusses writing her debut novel, The Very Marrow of Our Bones.
CBC Literary Prizes

How Leah Mol wrote the story that won the CBC Short Story Prize

The winner of the 2018 CBC Short Story Prize reveals how she wrote Lipstick Day.
CBC Literary Prizes

Leah Mol wins the 2018 CBC Short Story Prize

Mol will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre. Read her story, Lipstick Day, now.

5 writers make 2018 CBC Short Story Prize shortlist

The winner will receive $6,000 from Canada Council for the Arts, attend a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Read all five finalists' stories now. The winner will be announced on April 17, 2018.