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Established by CODE in collaboration with William (Bill) Burt and the Literary Prizes Foundation, The Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature is a new unique Canadian literary award and readership initiative recognizing excellence in English-language literary works for Young Adults by First Nations, Métis and Inuit authors.

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.

For further details go to or contact Catherine Belshaw, Literary Awards Officer, at 1-800-661-2633 ext. 233 or [email protected]