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Call for Nominations: Carver Award for Emerging Writers

The Nelson and District Arts Council and Elephant Mountain Literary Festival request assistance in nominating emerging writers in West Kootenay communities for the Fifth Annual Carver Award, which comes with a $500 cash prize and presentation at the Festival’s 100-Mile Gala in Nelson on July 7, 2017.

Nominations must be for writers just starting in their careers who have had one to two books published, or an equivalent body of work published in anthologies or literary journals. To meet the criteria writing must be creative, literary writing (fiction or nonfiction).