For the 2015 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, a prize of $5,000 will be awarded for the best work of poetry. Two honourable mentions will each receive $1,000 prizes.
To be eligible candidates must be:
- A Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Under the age of 35 as of the deadline
- Unpublished in book form and without a book contract
- Previously published in an independently edited literary magazine, journal, or anthology
Candidates should submit 5 – 10 pages of previously unpublished poetry. Manuscript pages must not include identifying information and should be consecutively numbered.
By submitting to this award, candidates grant the Writers’ Trust of Canada permission to publish their work in print and digital formats should they be shortlisted. All rights reserved by the author.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2015