CBC Books – Canada Writes – Poetry Prize!

Competition is now open! Deadline to submit: May 1 at 11:59 p.m. ET This prize is awarded once a year to the best original, unpublished, poem or poetry collection submitted to the competition. All Canadians can participate. The competition is blind. A jury composed of well-known and respected Canadian authors will select a 1st place […]

My “24 hour” submission

If you missed my post from yesterday about this contest – here it is – http://www.samanthaball.ca/?p=1111 And here’s my entry in the contest 🙂   MONDAY As a new mother, I had arranged for a photographer, however, Mary Ball found being posed like an Anne Geddes picture inconvenient.  Her sudden cries and flailing seemed timed to […]

New 24 Hour Writing Challenge from CBC

Announcing the Namedropping Nonfiction Challenge   Do you know who your friends are? On Thursday, January 26th, Canada Writes is launching a new, 24-hour writing challenge — and it’s all about the true stories you choose to make public. Do you always have the right to tell your true story — even if it involves someone […]

Canada Writes! – Short story competition now open!

Competition opens: September 1, noon EST. Deadline to submit: November 1 at 11:59 p.m. ET This prize is awarded once a year to the best original, unpublished, short story submitted to the competition. All Canadians can participate. The competition is blind. A jury composed of well-known and respected Canadian authors will select a 1st place […]

Giller Prize…

CBC wins rights to Giller Prize gala CBC News Posted: Mar 30, 2011 12:51 PM ET Last Updated: Mar 30, 2011 3:31 PM ET CBC ARCHIVES: The first Giller Prize is awarded External Links Scotiabank Giller Prize (Note:CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external links.) Kirstine Stewart, CBC executive […]