Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ2S+ Emerging Writers
Deadlines March 1, May 3, June 28 (must be received by these dates), formerly March 1, April 1. Recommended free contest from Writers' Trust of Canada awards C$10,000 top prize for a debut book in any genre published in Canada between June 1, 2022 and September 30 of the deadline year by a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ2S+ community. Deadline varies depending on when the book was published: Books published between October 1, 2022 and February 28, 2023 must be received by March 1, those published between March 1 and May 2 must be received by May 3, and those published between May 3 and September 30 must be received by June 28. Publisher should send 5 hard copies of the book and submit entry form, PDF of the book, press kit, and list of qualifying titles published by that publisher, to establish eligibility via sponsor's online form. See website for detailed requirements. Prize is named in memory of editor, writer, and literary manager Dayne Ogilvie.
Published: January 13, 2023