Submissions for the 2018 competition will be accepted from October 31st 2018 to January 31st 2019, and award winners will be announced in May 2019.

Please Note: All Award Winners must be at least age 18 by May 28th, 2019

Awards will be announced during the Indigenous Literary Studies Association Conference in May 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia. 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 Identity (choose one) *
We invite submissions for the following awards by the submission deadline of January 31st, 2019. Please check ONE award that you are applying for:
Unpublished Literary Art by Emerging Writers
Published Literary Art by Emerging Writers
I have read the eligibility and submission guidelines and I understand the requirements as outlined. *
All winners agree to the publication of their names and photos.

Submission Instructions:

Hardcopies can be mailed to (not later than January 31st, 2019): 

Subject: Indigenous Voices Awards 

First Nations Studies Department

Room 9091 Saywell Hall

Simon Fraser University 

8888 University Drive 

Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6

 OR

PDF files sent via the following link:

(link will be live as of October 31, 2018)

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

To inquire about further information or instructions please contact ivawards@sfu.ca or 778-782-6614.