CBC Literary Prizes

Canada Council for the Arts

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Annual. There are different deadlines for each category. View website for details.


National (All)

Contact Information

Dalal Saikali

Outreach and Special Events Officer

Email: prizes@canadacouncil.ca

No Phone Number Provided


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

The CBC Literary Prizes recognize talented Anglophone writers in three categories: Short Story, Nonfiction and Poetry. The competition is open to amateur and professional Canadian writers.

    Additional Information

    These prizes were established by a triple partnership, involving CBC/Radio-Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts together with Air Canada’s enRoute magazine, in order to encourage emerging writers.

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Literary arts
    Funding Type
    Priority Community
    Career Type

    Emerging/New Career

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