Amy MacRae Award for Memoir: 2023 Submissions Open

The Amy Award celebrates exceptional work of memoir writing.

The award was created in memory of talented writer, Amy McRae and aims to improve the lives of women living with ovarian cancer. Amy died at age 35 with low-grade serous ovarian cancer.

Entries are open 14 May – 9 July 2023.

All shortlisted entries will be published in The Amy Award Anthology. The winner will take home a cash prize of $1,000.

Proceeds from the award entry and sales of The Amy Award Anthology will be donated to Amy’s Living Legacy for LGSOC research through the BC Cancer Foundation.

Learn more about the awards, and Amy’s legacy.