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5 writers make the 2024 CBC Short Story Prize shortlist
7 ways winning a CBC Literary Prize will change your life ... In 2023, she was a Journey Prize winner and a finalist in the Writers’ Trust RBC Bronwen ...
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In ’Temple Folk,’ Aspen Words Literary Prize finalist Aaliyah Bilal pursues ’the practice of ...
The book is one of five finalists for this year’s Aspen Words Literary Prize, which recognizes works of fiction with a social impact. But Bilal says ...
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Here are the finalists for the NYPL’s 2024 Young Lions Fiction Award.
The winner will be selected by judges A. M. Homes, Caoilinn Hughes, and last year’s winner, Zain Khalid, and will receive a $10,000 prize. Stayed ...
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2024 Prometheus Novel Award Finalists
The Libertarian Futurist Society (LFS) has released the finalists for the Prometheus Award in the Best Novel category, honoring pro-freedom works ...
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The Berry Pickers by Amanda Peters makes the shortlist for 3 Nova Scotia and Atlantic Book Awards
The CBC Poetry Prize is open from April 1 to June 1 ... literature - illustrated books. LISTEN | 5 ... The 2024 Atlantic Book Award nominees are as ...
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Upcoming Contest Deadlines

Dr. William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest
Dr. William Henry Drummond (1854-1907) was "Canada’s First National Poet" as well as doctor and a silver mine owner in the Cobalt area. In...
Deadline: 2024-04-26

Lane Anderson Award
The Lane Anderson Award honours the very best science writing in Canada in two categories: adult and young reader. Jury panels drawn from the Canadia...
Deadline: 2024-04-30

Iowa Poetry Prize
The Iowa Poetry Prize, open to new as well as established poets, is awarded for a book-length collection of poems written originally in English. Prev...
Deadline: 2024-04-30

Toronto Book Awards
The Toronto Book Awards honour authors of books of literary or artistic merit that are evocative of Toronto. Authors are only eligible if their submi...
Deadline: 2024-04-30

Hugo Awards
The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award. They were first awarded in 1953, and have been awarde...
Deadline: 2024-04-30

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