Call for Submissions: Susan Crean Award for Nonfiction – Dateline August 15

Submit before midnight August 15, 2022
Send 6-10-minute audio (.mp3) and/or video (.mp4) of your original unpublished music WITH the lyric sheets in PDF.
Short List: Top six entries
2nd and 3rd place Winners: Honourable Mention
First place Winner: $1000

Judge: Myrna Kostash
Jury Member: SheLa-Nefertiti Morrison

Myrna Kostash is a multi award-winning author of seven books of literary nonfiction, and two anthologies containing numerous essays, articles, radio documentaries and playscripts. In 2009 she was inducted into the City of Edmonton’s Hall of Fame.


SheLa-Nefertiti Morrison is an award-winning writer and poet who has published poetry, journalism, interviews and essays in various publications including Aesthetica, Room, On SPEC, The Toronto Star, The Georgia Straight and Reader’s Digest.

Susan Crean Award for Nonfiction is open to Canadian citizens, members of Indigenous nations, landed immigrants, permanent residents, refugee applicants, and international students in Canada.

We encourage people of colour, LGBTQ+, disabled, and financially challenged writers to participate.

View Eligibility Criteria and Submission Guidelines at the link below:

Surrey Muse Arts Society

Surrey Muse Arts Society operates from the
unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.


About Surrey Muse

An interdisciplinary Arts and Literature group that meets Fourth Friday of each month except December. Presents a Guest Author, a Featured Poet, and a Featured Artist/Performer. Discussions. Open Mic. Book Table. Book Signings. Free event. Donations welcome.

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