QWF established a prize for young writers in 2017. In 2021, it was relaunched as the QWF College Writers Award. The prize is be awarded to a Quebec resident who is enrolled in one of the sponsoring colleges: Champlain, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, Marianopolis, and Vanier.
Winners are selected by a new jury of three each year.
2021Cegep Heritage College, Champlain Regional College, Dawson College, John Abbott CEGEP/College, Marianopolis College, Vanier CEGEP/College
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2019then known as The QWF Prize for Young Writers Supported by Le Conseil des arts de Montréal and Champlain, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott and Vanier Colleges
2018then known as The QWF Prize for Young Writers
2017then known as The QWF Prize for Young Writers
Garry Thomas Morse