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Word Awards

  [The Word Guild]

127 Old Onondaga Rd. E.

Brantford ON N3T 5L4

The Word Awards was established to encourage the pursuit of excellence in the art, craft, practice and ministry of writing and help to raise the profile of Canadian writers who are Christian.The content of eligible entries must be consistent with a Christian worldview and the historic Christian tradition reflected in the Apostles' Creed.

Self-published entries are admissible if the work has been edited by a professional editor with experience in the publishing industry.

  • Submission Instructions/Form

  • Cost to Enter: Between $30 and $110 depending on category and membership

  • Submission Deadline: Feb 15, 2020

  • First Prize: $100 CAD for book entries or $50 CAD for article and short pieces.

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