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Creative Writers

The BC Arts Council supports the pursuit of literary excellence through an annual funding program for Creative Writers. This program is open to professional writers, and offers two levels of funding, with up to $12,000 available. Eligible genres include: drama, fiction, juvenile literature, non-fiction, poetry, spoken word and graphic novels.

The Council also funds professional development for Creative Writers, and scholarships for young and emerging writers.

Please carefully review the program guidelines before you apply.

Program Guidelines

Project Assistance for Creative Writers
Professional Development
Scholarship Awards
Touring Initiatives