BMO Winterset Award


1 Springdale Street
St John’s, NL CA

The BMO Winterset Award celebrates and supports excellence in Newfoundland & Labrador writing. Writers must be either native-born Newfoundlanders or residents of the province. All published literary works are eligible: novels, poetry, non-fiction, collections of essays, works of drama, and books for children and young adults. The only criterion is literary excellence. Some 35 to 45 works are entered into the competition annually.

Submission Info

Prize Info

  • First Prize: $12,500

  • Second Prize: $3000

  • Third Prize: $3000

  • Additional Information: The award is presented each year in March at a ceremony at Government House.

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