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The 2016 Cedric Literary Awards Reception will be held
on Saturday, October 15th, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at The Union Club, Victoria.  

Stay tuned for more information.

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Changing the landscape of literary awards by providing a unique platform to recognize and reward unpublished English and French-speaking authors of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, and First Nations writers over the age of 50.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


 

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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VICTORIA (Sept. 19, 2016) Eleven midlife emerging BC writers have had their unpublished manuscripts recognized for the 2016 Cedric Literary Awards.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. […]

Deadline May 1st for senior authors to submit work

VICTORIA (March 28, 2016) – The May 1st deadline for BC seniors’ submissions to this year’s Cedric Literary Awards is fast approaching.   Entries from unpublished authors, 50 years old and better, are being received daily and awards executive director Veronica Osborn is keen to exceed last year’s total of 168 entries that came from […]

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