The Elizabeth Venart Prize recognizes the unique barriers to literary creation faced by women and other marginalized genders—in particular the lack of time and space imposed by systems of gendered labour and gendered childrearing. The prize supports these writers as they advance works-in-progress. The endowment for the prize was established through the generous support of the Venart family in memory of Elizabeth Venart, a writer and mother.


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  • First Prize: $1000 and free one-week writer’s residency at Jampolis Cottage in Avonport, NS

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