Quebec Writers’ Federation launches 2nd annual annual QWF Literary Prize for Young Writers

Submission Deadline: June 15th, 2018

The Quebec Writers’ Federation is extremely excited to announce the launch of our second annual QWF Literary Prize for Young Writers! The Prize is supported by Champlain, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, and Vanier Colleges and the Conseil des arts de Montréal.

The Prize shines a spotlight on Quebec’s exciting emerging writers. The QWF is looking for work published in all types of outlets, including school newspapers, community blogs, and CEGEP and university journals, as long as there is a selection process involved.

Submissions are open from now until June 15th and writers must be residents of Quebec between ages 16 and 24. Submitted works must have been written in English and published in a literary publication in 2017. The grand prize is $1000 and republication in carte blanche ( if the rights are available.

Works can be submitted here:

For more information on the prize and the submission guidelines, please see the official call for submissions:

About the Quebec Writers’ Federation
We’re a non-profit organization providing community support for the promotion and encouragement of English language literary arts within Quebec. Our diverse range of activities includes writing workshops, mentorship programs, and annual literary awards including the Prize for Young Writers.

Questions can be directed to:
Rosie Long Decter

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