Northern Public Affairs

Call for Applications to the Emerging Northern Writers and Artists Fund – Winter 2015


Northern Public Affairs is pleased to announce a standing call for applications to the Emerging Northern Writers and Artists Fund. The Fund provides small grants to independent Northern writers and artists whose work may not otherwise appear in Northern Public Affairs. The Fund underscores our commitment to advancing education through training in the literary arts.

The Fund supports all kinds of writing and artistic expression: essays, short fiction, poetry, and visual arts on a variety of themes.

The value of the Fund is up to $600 per issue of Northern Public Affairs. Up to three awards will be granted per issue on a competitive basis. Submissions will be evaluated for their contribution to public debate and/or their artistic merit.

Applicants are asked to send a short expression of interest, including details of their proposed contribution, to


1. Applicants must be current or former Northern residents;
2. Applicants will work with the editors of Northern Public Affairs; and,
3. Priority will be given to new and emerging authors and artists, non-professionals, and Indigenous contributors.

For more information, please contact our editorial team at

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