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The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize


  [Writers' Guild of Alberta]

Percy Page Centre
11759 Groat Road

Edmonton AB T5M 3K6




The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize is awarded in honour of acclaimed Calgary writer W.O. Mitchell and recognizes literary achievement by Calgary authors. The prize was established in 1996 and is coordinated through a partnership between The City of Calgary and the Writers' Guild of Alberta.

The $5000 prize is awarded annually for an outstanding book of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, children's literature or drama published in the preceding year. Entries are judged by an independent jury recruited by the Writers' Guild of Alberta.


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