Burt Award for Aboriginal Literature
Released | September 5, 2012 | Print this article
Established by CODE – a Canadian charitable organization that supports literacy and learning – in collaboration with philanthropist William (Bill) Burt and the Literary Prizes Foundation, The Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature will be 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.
Call for Submissions
Eligible manuscripts and books published between 1 May 2010 and 30 April 2013 must be received from publishers no later than 1 May 2013. Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature
For more information, contact:
Literary Awards Officer CODE
1-800-661-2633 ext. 233
For further details go to:
In partnership with:
Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Canada Council for the Airs, National Association of Friendship Centres, Matis National Council, and Association of Canadian Publishers.