2016 Cedric Literary Award winners announced

Three mature and emerging unpublished BC writers were each presented with a $3,000 award at a special reception held Saturday at The Union Club in Victoria.

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IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS,

YOU COULD BE A CEDRIC LITERARY AWARD WINNER.

The Cedric Literary Awards

Changing the landscape of literary awards by providing a unique platform to recognize and reward unpublished English and French-speaking authors of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, and First Nations writers over the age of 50.

Launched in 2014 under the proud sponsorship of Betterthan50 ® the awards program is a first-of-its-kind in Canada, and in its inaugural year (2015) captured the interest of writers, publishers, and organizations that support and promote authors across the country.


 

The 2016 Cedric Literary Awards FInalists: Cedric Awards founder Peter Dale, Non-fiction finalist Nancy Pearson, Fiction winner Joel Scott, Poetry finalist Lynne Mustard, Fiction finalist Andrew Gardner; L-R (front row): Creative Non-fiction winner Beth Hawkes, First Nations Writing winner Sid Harris, Fiction finalist Lissa Millar, and Fiction finalist Vicki Drybrough.

2016 Cedric Literary Award winners announced

Three mature and emerging unpublished BC writers were each presented with a $3,000 award at a special reception held Saturday at The Union Club in Victoria. The winners of the 2016 Cedric Literary Awards are: Joel Scott, of Chemainus, for his work of fiction titled “Jack”; First Nations writer Sidney Harris, of Victoria, for his […]

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Cedric writing competition shortlist announced

VICTORIA (Sept. 19, 2016) Eleven midlife emerging BC writers have had their unpublished manuscripts recognized for the 2016 Cedric Literary Awards. More than 120 manuscripts, including two written in French, were received from writers aged 50 or better from across British Columbia in this year’s writing competition, in the categories of Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry, […]

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Congratulations, Wendy!

Wendy Donawa received Honourable Mention in last year’s Cedric Literary Awards for her poem “Sakura, Sakura”, part of a sequence of poems entitled “The Gorge: A Cartography of Sorrows”. Wendy’s poetry was recently launched in Saskatoon by JackPine Press. The artful book design was done by Victoria-based poet and artist, Terry Ann Carter. Congratulations Wendy. […]

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