Sunday, 1 March 2015

CBC POETRY PRIZE OPENS FOR ENTRIES - May 1 2015 #writing #competition #contest


How to participate


WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished, poem or poetry collection. The entry must be between 400 and 600 words.

WHEN: This year' s competition is now closed.

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 poetry 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, and will be interviewed on CBC Radio.

The 4 runners-up will each receive $1,000, courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, and their poetry will be published on the Canada Writes website.#

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