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CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize Award Ceremony

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
Kinnear Centre Ground Floor Husky Great Hall #103
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CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize Award Ceremony

An evening of the best creative nonfiction. CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize winner Patti-Kay Hamilton and the participants of the Literary Journalism program share the stage and celebrate superb investigations of true story-telling. With reception to follow.

Read about the CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize shortlist nominees and longlist nominees.

About the CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize: 
WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished work of creative nonfiction between 1200 and 1500 words.

WHEN: Next competition opens: December 1, 2014.

WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada can submit.

HOW: While the competition is active, submit online by clicking the "submit" link below or, if you wish to submit by mail, you can download the offline submission form. A fee of $25.00 (taxes included) for administration purposes is required for each entry.

THE PRIZE:The First Prize winner will receive $6,000, courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, and will have his/her story published in Air Canada’s enRoute magazine and on the Canada Writes website. He or she will also be awarded a two-week residency at The Banff Centre's Leighton Artists' Colony (details about the residency here), and will receive exposure on CBC Radio. The 4 runners-up will each receive $1,000, courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, and their stories will be published on the Canada Writes website. 

More info here


Read all about the other CBC Literary Prizes on the CBC website here



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