WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished poem or poetry collection.
WHEN: Submission period is open from April 1, ;2018 to May 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada
HOW: Submit online by clicking the "submit" link below. If you are unable to complete the online submission, please contact email@example.com for assistance.
A fee of $25.00 (taxes included) for administration purposes is required for each entry.
WHAT YOU CAN WIN:The winner receives $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, will have their story published on CBC Books and will have the opportunity to attend a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Four finalists will each receive $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their story published on CBC Books.
WHAT YOU CAN WRITE: You can write a poem or collection of poems, up to 600 words in length. There is no minimum word requirement.
WHO WON LAST YEAR: Alessandra Naccarato won the 2017 CBC Poetry Prize for Postcards for my Sister. You can read all the stories shortlisted for the 2017 CBC Poetry Prize here.
SUBMIT IN FRENCH: If you're looking to submit in French, you must log in to the French site at prixlitterairesrc.submittable.com