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CBC Short Story Prize

  [CBC Radio]

P.O Box 6000

Montreal QC H3C 3A8

This annual contest is open to original, unpublished stories between 1200 and 1500 words, written by Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.

  • View Past Winners

  • Cost to Enter: $25

  • Submission Deadline: Oct 31, 2019

  • First Prize: $6000, publication, and a 10 day writing residency at the Banff Centre

  • Other: $1000 for four runners up

CBC Short Story Prize is listed in the following categories:

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