The Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature is now open for submissions!
Eligible manuscripts and books published between 15 February 2013 and 14 February 2015must be submitted by publishers no later than15 February 2015.
Established by CODE in collaboration with the Literary Prizes Foundation, the Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature is given annually to English-language literary works for Young Adults by First Nations, Métis or Inuit authors.
A First Prize of $12,000, a Second Prize of $8,000 and a Third Prize of $5,000
will be awarded to the authors and translators (if applicable) of the winning titles.
Publishers of winning titles will be awarded a guaranteed purchase of a minimum of 2,500 copies, which will be delivered to First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth across Canada.