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.

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.

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.

David Bezmozgis, Alix Hawley and Rawi Hage to judge 2020 CBC Short Story Prize

The winner will receive $6,000, a two-week writing residency and will have their work published on CBC Books.

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

The winner of the 2019 CBC Nonfiction Prize discusses how the death 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.

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