CBC Short Story Prize

Calling all writers! The CBC Short Story Prize is now open

Ready to submit? Enter now!

The 2019 CBC Short Story Prize is now open for submissions. Canadian writers can submit original, unpublished short stories until Oct. 31, 2018. Your story can be up to 2,500 words in length.

The winner will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, attend a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and have their story published on CBC Books. Four finalists will win $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their story published on CBC Books.

You have until Oct. 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET to enter. The entry fee is $25, which covers the costs of administering the prize.

Last year’s winner was Leah Mol for Lipstick Day. You can read all the 2018 finalists’ stories here.

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