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CODE's Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature

A literary award and literacy initiative like no other.

Burt Award for FNMI badgeIn collaboration with the Literary Prizes Foundation, the Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature is given annually to English-language literary works for young adults by First Nations, Inuit or Métis authors.

This year, one winner will be selected from a shortlist of three finalists. The creator(s) of the winning book (author, translator, or graphic novel illustrator) will be awarded $12,000. Each non-winning title will be named an honour book, and the creator(s) of each honour book will be awarded $2,000. The publishers of all three finalists will be awarded a guaranteed purchase of a minimum of 2,500 copies, which will be delivered to First Nation, Inuit and Métis youth across Canada.

2017 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED

For more information, contact:

Claire Bolton
Program Officer, Literary Awards
613-232-3569 or 1-800-661-2633
cbolton@code.ngo

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Winners of CODE’s 2017 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature AnnouncedApr 27, 2017(Disponible en anglais seulement.) CODE has announced the winners of its fourth annual Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, which recognizes outstanding writing for young adults by Caribbean authors. ...lire l’article au complet...
CODE Announces New Burt Award for African Young Adult LiteratureMar 27, 2017(Disponible en anglais seulement.) CODE is pleased to announce the details and call for submissions for a new multi-country literary prize called CODE’s Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature. ...lire l’article au complet...