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This award is for First Nations, Métis or Inuit authors of English-language literary works for young adults, and guarantees a purchase of the winning works for distribution to schools, libraries, and Friendship Centres. Eligible publishers must submit books or manuscripts.
The CBC Literary Prizes are awarded annually to Canadian writers for original and unpublished works in English and French in each of three categories: Short Story, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry. First Prize is worth $6,000; non-winning finalists in each category receive $1,000. Entries must be submitted to the CBC.
The awards, worth up to $10,000, are given biennially to recognize literary excellence by Canadian writers who write on Japan or related themes and by Canadian translators of books from Japanese into English or French. Eligible publishers must nominate books.
Awards worth $25,000 each are given annually to the best English and French books by Canadians in each of seven categories. Publishers of winning books receive a grant for promotion. Finalists receive $1,000. Eligible book publishers must nominate books.
Two $10,000 John Hobday Awards in Arts Management are given annually to established and mid-career arts managers for professional development or mentorship. Candidates must apply for the award.
Each year, up to three Canadian artists who have received a Canada Council grant in the fields of literature, visual arts or music, are awarded a $5,000 Joseph S. Stauffer Prize.
Two prizes of $50,000 each are awarded annually to distinguished Canadians, one in the arts and the other in the social sciences and humanities. Candidates must be nominated for the prize.