Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing
Deadlines July 31, September 11, November 13 (must be received by these dates), formerly June 20, September 19, November 28. 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 30 must be received by July 31; those published between July 31 and September 10 must be received by September 11; and those published between September 11 and December 31 must be received by November 13. 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 7, 2019