$1,500 will be awarded for the best piece of unpublished prose up to 1,500 words on a topic with a tangible connection to the Ukrainian Canadian experience. 

KOBZAR™ Book Award 2022 Shortlist Announced

Winnipeg – The Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko is pleased to announce the shortlisted titles for the 2022 KOBZAR™ Book Award.

2021 Emerging Writers Competition Winner – Adrian Lysenko!

“Our Familiar Hunger” by Laisha Rosnau wins the 2020 Kobzar™ Book Award!

The Shevchenko Foundation is pleased to announce that Our Familiar Hunger, by Laisha Rosnau, published by Nightwood Editions, is the winner of the 2020 Kobzar™ Book Award.

Deadline for Submissions for the 2024 Kobzar™ Book Award is May 31, 2023