2017 CBC Nonfiction Prize Open for Submissions
February 28, 2017
Submit memoir, biography, humour writing, essay (including personal essay), travel writing and feature articles.

Deadline: Feb. 28th at 11:59 pm ET.

All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada can submit original, unpublished works of nonfiction between 1200 and 1800 words. A fee of $25.00 (taxes included) for administration purposes is required for each entry.


The winner receives $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, has their story published in Air Canada enRoute magazine and will have the opportunity to attend a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Four finalists will receive $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their story published on CBC Books.

Details, Rule and Submissions


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