Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing
Deadlines July 15, September 13, November 22 (must be received by these dates), formerly June 15, September 14, November 16. Recommended free contest awards C$25,000 for literary nonfiction books about Canadian politics by Canadian citizens or permanent residents and first published in Canada during the calendar year. Deadline varies depending on when the book was published: Books published between January 1 and July 14 must be received by July 15; those published between July 15 and September 12 must be received by September 13; and those published between September 13 and December 31 must be received by November 22. Publishers should complete online entry form and upload author and book cover images; send 5 copies of the book and list of titles published by that publisher, to establish eligibility. Sponsored by the Writers' Trust of Canada and named after Shaughnessy Cohen, an outspoken and popular Member of Parliament from Ontario.
Published: June 14, 2017