Announcing Liz Howard as the Judge of the 2017 3Macs carte blanche Prize

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We’re delighted to announce that the finalists of this year’s 3Macs will be selected by poet Liz Howard. The winner will be announced at the Quebec Writers’ Federation Gala in Fall 2017.

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Lesley Trites, Larissa Andrusyshyn and André Simoneau are the finalists for the 2016 3Macs carte blanche Prize

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We’re delighted to share with you the names of the three finalists of the 2016 3Macs carte blanche Prize, as selected by juror, Nick Mount, who is the author of When Canadian Literature Moved to New York and is a professor of English at the University of Toronto. The big winner will be announced at the Quebec Writers’ Federation Gala on November 22 and will lay their hands on a cash prize and a most amazing trophy–originally handcrafted by Glen LeMesurier.

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Announcing Nick Mount as Juror of the 2016 3Macs carte blanche

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The 3Macs carte blanche Prize is awarded annually in recognition of an outstanding submission by a Quebec writer, artist or translator. The prize is sponsored by David Goodridge from MacDougall, MacDougall & MacTier (3Macs) Inc. We’re delighted to announce that this year’s finalists will be selected by professor, author and editor, Nick Mount, and announced at the Quebec Writers’ Federation Gala on November 22, 2016 at Montreal’s Corona Theatre.

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And the Winner is…

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Congratulations to Deborah Van Slet, winner of the 2015 3Macs carte blanche Prize! Van Slet was awarded the prize for her nonfiction piece, “Self-Serve” from Issue 24. We extend our thanks to this year’s judge, Kathleen Winter, and invite you to read the winning piece in full here.

Here are the finalists of the 2015 3Macs carte blanche Prize

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We’re delighted to share with you the names of the three finalists of the 2015 3Macs carte blanche Prize, as selected by juror, Kathleen Winter. The big winner will be announced tonight at the Quebec Writers’ Federation Gala and will lay her hands on a cash prize and this most amazing trophy–originally handcrafted by Glen LeMesurier.

Five Questions for Kathleen Winter, Juror of 2015 3Macs carte blanche Prize

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The 3Macs carte blanche Prize is awarded annually in recognition of an outstanding submission by a Quebec writer, artist or translator. The prize is sponsored by David Goodridge from MacDougall, MacDougall & MacTier (3Macs) Inc. We’re delighted to announce that this year’s finalists will be selected by award-winning Montreal author, Kathleen Winter. Get to know our juror better through this short interview we did with her in late September.

2014 3Macs carte blanche Prize Finalists

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Congratulations to the finalists for the 2014 3Macs carte blanche Prize!

The winner will be announced at the QWF Gala on Tuesday, November 18th, at the Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre, 2490 Notre-Dame West.

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