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My Writing Life: Winning the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize 2016

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by Nicola R. White As a self-published author, many literary contests are not open to me, so when I first heard of the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, I was thrilled to learn that I could enter. And even better, there was no entry fee! (When you pay all publishing and promotion costs out of pocket, expenses add up fast). I

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Introducing the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Winners

Rakuten Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn announces the winners

The Kobo Emerging Writer Prize supports Canadian debut authors by helping kick-start their careers. A winning book in each category was chosen by established and respected Canadian authors: Gail Anderson-Dargatz for Literary Fiction, Lynsay Sands for Romance, and Camilla Gibb for Non-Fiction, giving the debut writers an impressive vote of confidence from those at the top of their field. Literary

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Second Annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Now Accepting Submissions!

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SHINING A SPOTLIGHT ON DEBUT AUTHORS Award includes monetary prize and marketing support for books in three categories: Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction – Romance, and Non-Fiction Toronto – February 4, 2016 – Rakuten Kobo, one of the world’s most innovative eReading services, today announced it is now accepting submissions for its second annual Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. With thousands of

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