It’s time to enter the CNFC/carte blanche creative nonfiction competition!

CNFCLogoRGBSmallWe’re doing it again! carte blanche and the Creative Nonfiction Collective Society (CNFC) have teamed up to bring you a Canada-wide creative nonfiction contest sponsored by the University of King’s College.

The winner will receive $750 and her/his text will be published in carte blanche. The winner will be announced in May 2017 at the CNFC 13th Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC.

WHAT: Original, previously unpublished creative nonfiction – maximum word length 3,000 words (no minimum)

WHO: The competition is open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

WHEN: The deadline is November 30th, 2016 midnight ET.

Members of the CNFC receive a discount on the entry fee. To find out about becoming a member, go to

HOW: Submissions accepted via our online submission form only. The contest will be judged blind so PLEASE don’t put your name or contact information on the actual submission.


CONTEST CLOSES: November 30, midnight ET.