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Changing the landscape of literary awards by providing a unique platform to recognize and reward unpublished English and French-speaking authors of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, and First Nations writers over the age of 50.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


 

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   Entries from unpublished authors, 50 years old and better, are being received daily and awards executive director Veronica Osborn is keen to exceed last year’s total of 168 entries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 […]

Calling all unpublished BC senior writers: Year Two of the Cedric Awards starts Feb. 1st

VICTORIA (Jan. 27 , 2016) – Building on the success of last year’s inaugural Cedric Literary Awards, BC writers of a certain age are once again being encouraged to submit their unpublished works of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry to this year’s competition. Cedrics Executive Director Veronica Osborn says: “Unpublished BC writers aged 50 and […]

Inaugural Cedric Literary Awards celebrate BC senior writers

VICTORIA (November 21, 2015) – Four unpublished writers of a certain age were each presented with a $3,000 award in front of a packed audience at a special reception held at the Oswego Hotel in Victoria Saturday, November 21, 2015. The winners of the inaugural Cedric Literary Awards are: • Margitta Maud, 76, of Duncan […]

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