Balsillie Prize for Public Policy

The Balsillie Prize is awarded annually for a book of nonfiction that advances and influences policy debates on a wide range of social, political, economic, or cultural topics relevant to Canadians. The prize celebrates excellence in quality of thought and style and underlines the important role books play in advancing public discourse and bringing new ideas to Canadian policymakers.

The selected books will combine new insights with impressive research, offering thought-provoking contributions to debates on issues that impact both public consciousness and Canadian policymakers. The prize especially values bold works that bring public policy issues to the general reading public.

Prizes of $5,000 will be awarded to each of the finalists, with the winner receiving $60,000 prize.

Nomination must be made by professional publishing house.

Agency website: https://www.writerstrust.com/awards/balsillie-prize-for-public-policy

Upcoming Deadlines

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July 14, 2022July 14, 2022 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Balsillie Prize for Public Policy Prize awarded to book of nonfiction that advances and influences policy debates on social, political, economic, and/or cultural topics relevant to Canadians. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
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