The Bressani Prize has three goals: it aims to stimulate and enhance the literary production of works by Canadian authors of Italian origin or ancestry; to add to the richness of the Italian immigrant experience in Canada by celebrating its literary expression; and to honour and reflect aspects of Italian heritage and culture within an ethno-culturally diverse society.

The Bressani Prize awards only a First Prize to the winners of the following categories: poetry (collections of at least 20 poems), fiction (narratives of at least 50 pages) and short fiction (narratives of at least 8000 characters).


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Prize Info

  • First Prize: $2000

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