FIRST PLACE: $300 | SECOND PLACE: $200 | THIRD PLACE: $100
Three honourable mentions for each category.
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 NCWC
The poets and short story writers were honoured during an online ceremony on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 6:30 p.m.
Congratulations to all the finalists!
First Place: “The Hardest Grief in the World,” by Pamela Porter Second Place: “Still Living,” by Anna Rumin Third Place: “Door to Portal: A Salesman’s Story,” by Adam Jarvis
“The Grocer's Tale,” by Adrienne Stevenson “Surf and Turf” by Pat Hunter “Aftermath,” by Theresa Ann Wallace
First Place: “Having Something a Little Stronger with You,” by Miller Adams Second Place: “The Depths Below” by Lee Ann Eckhardt Smith Third Place: “Breathing Dvorak” by Finley Mullally
“The Question” by Rona Shaffran “A Poem for Lucy Lane” by Louise McDiarmid “Afternoon Tea,” by Lori Eileen Gandy
Heather O’Neill is a novelist, short-story writer and essayist. Her most recent bestselling novel, The Lonely Hearts Hotel, won the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction and CBC’s Canada Reads. Her previous work, which includes Lullabies for Little Criminals, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night and Daydreams of Angels, has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Scotiabank Giller Prize two years in a row. She has won CBC’s Canada Reads and the Danuta Gleed Award.
An Officer of the Order of Canada, Lorna Crozier’s books have received numerous national awards, including the Governor-General’s Award for Poetry. The Globe and Mail declared The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things one of its Top 100 Books of the Year, and Amazon chose her memoir as one of the 100 books you should read in your lifetime. A Professor Emerita at the University of Victoria, she has performed for Queen Elizabeth II and has read her poetry, which has been translated into several languages, on every continent except Antarctica. Her book, What the Soul Doesn’t Want, was nominated for the 2017 Governor General’s Award for Poetry.
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