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3-Day Novel Contest 53

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A. M. Klein Prize 39, 51

Accenti Magazine 17

Accenti Writing Contest 17

Acorn-Plantos Award 43

Acrostic Story Contest 14

Air Canada's enRoute magazine 15, 61

Alberta Book of the Year Awards 20

Alberta Literary Awards 74

Alberta Playwrights' Network 22

Alberta Playwriting Competition 22

Alberta Screenwriters Initiative 23

Alden Nowlan Award for Excellence in English Language 43

Alexander Ross Award for Best New Magazine Writer 7

Alexandra's Writers' Centre 74

Alfred G. Bailey Prize for Poetry 63

Alvin Ens Prize 33

Amber Bowerman Memorial Travel Writing Award 74

Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award 61

Antigonish Review 39, 47

Arborealis Prize for Poetry 50

Arc Poetry Society 15, 16, 22, 25

Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry 25

Arthur Ellis Awards 72

Arts and Letters Awards (NFLD) 64

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Association of Manitoba Book Publishers 64

Atkinson Fellowship Committee, 6

Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy 6

Atlantic Book Awards 70

Atlantic Journalism Awards 15

Atlantic Poetry Prize 70

Atlantic Writing Competitions 68

Adult Novel 68

Magazine Article/Essays 69

Poetry 69

Short Story 69

Writing for Children 69

Writing for Juvenile 69

Audrey Jessup Award for Best Crime Short Story 26

Award For First Peoples Publishing 61


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Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award 66

Banff Centre for the Arts 66

Bateman, Robert 30

Best Crime Book Published in the French Language 72

Betty Drevniok Award 18

Biblioasis 71

Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival 54

BMO Winterset Award 73

Book of the Year 61

Book Publishers Association of Alberta 20

Bottle Tree Productions 65

One Act Play Competition 65

Brenda MacDonald Riches First Book Award 61

Brucedale Press 14

Bruno Penner Prize 33

Burnaby Writers' Society 38

Annual Writers' Competition 38


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C.B. MacPherson Prize 70

Canada Council for the Arts 15, 29, 32, 40, 52, 61

Canada Writes website 15, 32, 61

Canadian Authors Association 31, 71

Canadian Authors Association Awards 70

CAA Award for Fiction 70

CAA Emerging Writer Award 31

CAA Lela Common Award for 70

CAA Poetry Award 70

Canadian Authors Association- National Capital Region (NCR) 16

Canadian Authors Association-Niagara Branch 26, 40

Canadian Children's Book Centre 34, 69

Canadian Future Achievers 58

Canadian Future Achievers ReadLiterature Award 58

Canadian Historical Association 67

Canadian Journalism Fellowship Program 24

Canadian Journalism Foundation 24, 25

Canadian Library Association 26

Student Article Contest 26

Canadian Newspaper Association 6, 11

Canadian Political Science Association Awards 70

Canadian Science Writers' Association 71

Canadian Short Screenplay Competition 57

Canadian Stories 33

Canadian Tales of the Heart Short Story Competition 76

Canadian Writer's Journal 32

CWJ Short Fiction Contest 32

Canadians For Health Research 28

Capital Crime Writers 26

Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award 64

CBC Radio 15, 32, 54, 61

CBC Creative Non-fiction Prize 15

CBC Poetry Prize 32

CBC Short Story Prize 61

Children's Literature Award 61

City of Edmonton Book Prize 74

City of Hamilton Arts Awards 18

City of Regina Award 61

City of Regina Writing Award 12

City of Saskatoon Award 61

City of Toronto Book Awards 25

City of Vancouver Book Award 37

Citytv Cultural Diversity Fellowship 44

Claremont Review Contests 23, 24

Clem Battye Legacy Award 49

Coffee Shop Author 8, 9

Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeebar 16

Collective Consciousness 34

Concordia University 47

Contemporary Verse 2 29

Creative Keyboards 56

Crime Writers of Canada 59, 72

Crime Non-Fiction 72

Crime Novel 72

Crime Short Story 72


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Dartmouth Book Awards 68

Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards 42

Department Of Education Young Writer's Award: 22

Diana Brebner Prize 22

Donald Smiley Prize 70

Donner Book Prize 66

Donner Canadian Foundation 66

Douglas College Review 29

Dr. William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest 27


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Eden Mills Elementary and High School Student Poetry Contest 47

Eden Mills Poetry Contest 47

Eden Mills Writers Festival Literary Contest 46

Editors' Association 7

Edmonton Public Library 44

Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction 31

Elora Writers' Festival Writing Competition 30

Engel/Findley Award 49, 73

Evelyn Richardson Prize for Non-Fiction 70

Event, 29

Non-Fiction Contest 29


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Feliciter 26

Fiction 23

Fiction Award 61

Fiddlehead 68

Fiction Contest 68

Poetry Contest 68

First Crime Novel 72

Frances E. Russell Grant 33

FreeFall Magazine 74

Fiction Contest 74

Poetry Contest 74

Friends of Dutton-Dunwich 50

Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival 42, 60


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Geist 9

Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest 9

Georges Bugnet Award for Novel 74

Get To Know Contest 30

Good News Toronto Teen Writing Contest 14

Governor General's Literary Awards 29, 40, 52

Grain Magazine 27

Grain Magazine Writing Contests 27

Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest 46

Great Canadian Literary Hunt 48

Greg Clark Award 24

Griffin Poetry Prize 73

Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry 73

gritLIT: Hamiliton's Literary Festival 41

gritLIT Writing Competitions 41

Guardian Feature Article Award 22

Gwen Pharis Ringwood Award for Drama 74


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Haiku Canada 18

Halifax Public Libraries 68

Hamilton, City of 18

Hamilton Arts Council 56

Harry Buller Prize 33

Hibernating with Words 9

Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize 49, 73

Hindu Temple Youth Corps Story/Article Writing Contest 6, 17, 23, 29, 36, 41, 48, 52, 55, 58, 62, 70

Hon. Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prizes for Young C 11

Howard O'Hagan Award for Short Fiction 74


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IBBY Canada 33, 34

In Places Between ~The Robyn Herrington Memorial Short Fiction Competition 35, 36

International 3-Day Novel Contest 53

Isabel Miller Young Writers Award 44

Ivan Hervoic Prize 33


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James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing 38

James Franklin McDonald Prize 33

James H. Gray Award for Short Nonfiction 74

Jean Scott Parsons Prize 33

Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Contest for Canadian Youth 10

Jill Vickers Prize 70

John Glassco Translation Prize 47

John Kenneth Galbraith Short Story Writing Competition 50

John McMenemy Prize 70

John V Hicks Long Manuscript Award 45

Juvenile Crime Book 72


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Kisses and Popsicles Spring Poetry Contest 37


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L.M. Montgomery Festival Creative Writing Awards F 21

Laurier Bookstore 31

League of Canadian Poets 10

Lieutenant-Governor's Awards for High Achievement 43

Lionel Gelber Prize 60

Literary Translators' Association of Canada 47

Lucy Maud Montgomery PEI Children's Literature Award 21

Lush TriumphantsubTerrain's Annual Literary Award 37


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Maisonneuve 54

Malahat Review 16, 34, 51

Constance Cooke Creative Nonfiction 51

Far Horizons Award for Poetry 34

Novella Prize 16

Manitoba Book Awards 65

Manitoba Writers' Guild Inc. 65

Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards 64

Martyn Godfrey Young Writers' Award 76

Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction 39, 51

McAuslan First Book Award 39, 51

McClelland & Stewart 59

Meisner Publicity & Promotion 66

Metcalf-Rooke Award 71

Milton Acorn Poetry Award: 22

Morningstar Enterprises Inc. 30

Munk Centre for International Studies 60


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National Capital Writing Contest 16

National Magazine Awards 7, 8

National Newspaper Awards 6

New Brunswick Arts Board Awards 43

Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council 73

Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards 7

Northern Ontario Poetry Competition 39


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Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat 38

Ontario Poetry Society, The 32, 50, 54, 60, 72

Oolichan Books 8

Open Heart Poetry Competition 72

Ottawa, City of 6, 22

Ottawa Book Award/Prix du Livre d'Ottawa 6

Ottawa Citizen 16

Ottawa Public Library 17


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Pandora's Collective 9, 37, 56

Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize 39, 51

Pascal Poirier Award for Excellence in French Language 43

Pearl Wearmouth Prize 33

Penticton Writers And Publishers 49

Poem of the Year 15

Poetry 23

Postcard Story Competition 19

Prairie Fire Press, Inc. 67

Creative Non-Fiction Contest 67

Praxis Centre for Screen Writers 45

Praxis Screenplay Competition 44

Prince Edward Island Literary Awards 21

Prince Edward Island Writers' Guild 22

PRISM International 10, 11, 66

Creative Non-Fiction Contest 66

Poetry Contest 11

Short Fiction Contest 10

Prix du Livre Français 61

Publishing in Education Award 61

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Quebec Writers' Federation 39, 51, 54

Quebec Writers' Federation Awards 39, 51

Quebec Writing Competition 54

QWF Prix de traduction / Translation Prize 39, 51


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R. Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature 74

RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers 12

Red Inkworks Script Competition 20

Red Tuque Books Inc. 76

ReLit Awards 13

Richards Prize for Prose Fiction 62

Robert Bateman Gettoknow Contest 30

Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize 49, 73

Royal Canadian Legion 55

Literary Contests ~Essay, Poetry 55

Royal Historical Society Awards 69


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sanofi pasteur Medal for Excellence in Health Research Journalism 28

Saskatchewan Book Awards 61

Saskatchewan Writers' Guild (SWG) 12, 45, 46

Saving Bannister Poetry Anthology Contest 40

Scholarly Writing Award 61

Science in Society Awards 71

Scotiabank Giller Prize 52

Sheldon Currie Fiction Prize 38

Sheree Fitch Prize for Writing by Young People 63

Short Fiction Competition 63

Short Grain Writing Contest 27

Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers 62

Short Story Award: 22

Spring Pulse Poetry Festival 28

St. Francis Xavier University 39, 47

Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry 74

Stephen Leacock Associaton 68

Medal for Humour 68

subTERRAIN Magazine 37

Sullivan/Haire Prize 33

Summer Dreams Poetry Contest 56

Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic 12

Sunday Star 75

Susanna Voth Wiebe Prize 33

SWG Short Manuscript Awards Competition 45


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TD Canadian Children's Literature Award 69

Ted Plantos Memorial Award 54

Ten Stories High 25

THIS Magazine 48

THIS Magazine Great Canadian Literary Hunt 48

Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award 70

Tickled by Thunder 19, 52

Fiction 19

Poetry 19, 52

Tom Fairley Award / le Prix d'excellence Tom Fairl 7

Toronto Book Awards Committee 25

Toronto Fringe's 24 Hour Playwriting Contest 42

Toronto Fringe's Annual New Play Contest 60

Toronto Public Library 34

Toronto Star Short Story Contest 75


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Ultra Short Poem Competition 60

Unhanged Arthur 59

University of British Columbia 11, 66

University of New Brunswick 68

University of Toronto 24, 60

University of Victoria 34, 51

University of Winnipeg 34, 35, 63, 64

Utmost Christian Poetry Contest 21

Utmost Christian Writers Foundation 21


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Vancouver 38

Véhicule Press 54

Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature 49, 73

Vincent Lemieux Prize 70


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W.O. Mitchell (City of Calgary) Book Prize Prize 74

West End Writers' Club, 36

West End Writers' Club Contest 36

Western Magazine Awards Foundation 43

White Mountain Publications 39

Wild Card Prize 33

Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Non-Fiction 74

Wilfrid Laurier University 31

William Wardill Prize 33

Winnipeg Free Press 35, 63, 64

Winnipeg Free Press / Writers' Collective 35, 63, 64

Non-Fiction 64

Poetry Contest 63

Short Fiction 35

Winsome Words Contest 31

Word Guild, The 10, 20

Word Guild Writing Awards 9, 20

Word on the Street Festival 25

World A Better Place National Essay Contest 13

Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador 7

Writers' Collective 34, 35, 63, 64

Writers' Collective Marie Barton Postcard Fiction 34

Writers' Federation of New Brunswick 63

Writers' Federation of New Brunswick Competitions 62

Writers' Federation of New Brunswick- Poetry Competition 63

Writers' Federation of New Brunswick-Short Fiction 63

Writers' Federation of New Brunswick-Writing for Children 63

Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia 69, 70

Writers' Guild of Alberta 23, 44, 75

Writers' Trust of Canada 12, 49, 59

Writers' Trust of Canada Awards 49, 72

Writers' Trust of Canada/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize 49, 58, 73

Writers' Trust of Canada's Matt Cohen Prize 49, 73

Writers' Trust of Canada's Shaughnessy Cohen Prize 49, 73

Writers' Union of Canada 19, 62

Wyn Lit 24 Hour Short Story Writing Contest 8, 11, 20, 24, 30, 36, 41, 48, 51, 55, 58, 65

Wyn Lit 73 Hour Novella Writing Contest 62

Wynterblue Publishing Canada Inc. 8, 12, 20, 24, 30, 36, 41, 48, 52, 55, 58, 62, 65


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Year of the Skunk Productions 57


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