Wednesday, December 15, 2010

City of Edmonton Book Prize Increased to $10,000!

It is a momentous day for Edmonton’s literary community as the Writers Guild of Alberta and the City of Edmonton proudly announce an award increase for the 2011 City of Edmonton Book Prize. With sponsorship from the Edmonton Arts Council and Audreys Books the $2000 prize has now been increased to $10,000, making it one of the largest city book prizes in Canada.

This marks a significant achievement in Edmonton’s 10-year cultural plan, The Art of Living, which aimed to increase the size and profile of the book prize, making it comparable with other major city book prizes. You can access the The Art of Living by visiting the publication section of the Edmonton Arts Council’s website (

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