The Chris Johnson Award, established in 2014, will be presented at the Manitoba Book Awards, May 3rd, 2019. This award honours the best new play by a Manitoba playwright, either produced (Equity production) or published, in 2017 or 2018, and comes with a $1,000.00 prize, and a trophy.
The deadline for applications is fast approaching - November 16th, 2018.
For application criteria and guidelines, and the on-line application form, please follow the link -
I'm the first to admit that the application & submission process might be a tad confusing. This is because it's folded in with all the other Manitoba Book Awards, and because eligibility includes published AND performed new plays (Equity productions) vs. only published texts for the other awards, AND it spans two years - 2017 & 2018 - vs. one year for the other awards. But fear not! Dive in, hopefully it'll be clear, and if not please don't hesitate to get hold of me at the MAP office and I'll help you out.