Submissions for the 2017 competition will be accepted from October 31st 2017 to January 31st 2018, and award winners will be announced in May 2018.

Please Note: All Award Winners must be at least age 18 by May 28th, 2018

Awards will be announced during the Indigenous Literary Studies Association Conference in May 2018 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Please note that winnings may be subject to tax.

Indigenous Voices Awards Application:

Name of Author *
Name of Author
Contact Address
Contact Address
Declaration of Indigenous Identity(choose one):
Check ONE:
We invite submissions for the following 8 awards, totalling $25,000 (CAN), by the submission deadline of January 31st, 2018. Please check ONE award that you are applying for:
Unpublished Literary Art by Emerging Writers
Published or Performed Literary Art by Emerging Writers:
I have read the eligibility and submission guidelines and I understand the requirements as outlined. *
All award winners agree to the publication of their names and photos.

Submission Instructions:

Hardcopies can be mailed to (not later than January 31st, 2018):

Subject: Indigenous Voices Awards
First Nations Studies Department
Room 9091 Saywell Hall
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6


PDF files sent to the following email address:

 Arrangements can be made to accept some formats other than pdfs or hardcopies.

To inquire about further information or instructions please contact or 778-782-8192