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The 2017 CBC Nonfiction Prize is currently open for submissions. See below for details on how to enter.

WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished works of nonfiction between 1200 and 1800 words.

WHEN: Competition runs from January 1 to February 28, 2017.

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

HOW: While the competition is active, submit online by clicking the “submit” link or, if you wish to submit by mail, you can download the offline submission form.

FEE:  $25.00 (taxes included) for administration purposes is required for each entry.

WHAT YOU CAN WIN: The winner receives $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, have 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.

WHAT YOU CAN WRITE: You can submit memoir, biography, humour writing, essay (including personal essay), travel writing and feature articles.

For more information, please visit CBC Books Rules and Regulations or FAQ page.

CBC Nonfiction Prize

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Best of luck!