Contest Closed

Thanks so much to everyone who submitted to the inaugural CanLitCrit Essay Contest — we’re really looking forward to reading your work. Winning applicants will be contacted by spring 2017 and will have their work published either in our historic 100th issue (summer 2017) or online. Further details will be posted here as they become available.

First Prize: $1,000 CAD and publication in CNQ #100 (spring, 2017)
Second Prize: $500 CAD and publication at
Third Prize: $250 CAD and publication at

The winner and finalists will be informed via email then announced on CNQ’s website, Facebook page, and Twitter account.

The winning entry will appear in CNQ’s 100th issue in the spring of 2017.

For more information:
Phone: 519-968-2206

CNQ Contest Tabloid Poster