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2015 Winners

Congratulations to all 2015 Contest Winners!

Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award contest, judged by Ken Babstock:

 

First Prize:
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Jason Stefanik, Winnipeg, MB: “Letter to Leonard Peltier”

Second Prize:
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David Alexander, Toronto, ON: “You taught me a nifty party trick”

Third Prize:
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Sandra Ridley, Ottawa, ON: “Farther/Father”

Honourable Mention:
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Corina Gugulus, Toronto, ON: “Sour Cherry”


Fiction Contest, judged by Diane Schoemperlen:

First Prize:
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Patricia Young, Victoria, BC: “Eden Redux”

Second Prize:
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Elisabeth Harvor, Ottawa, ON: “An Animal Trainer Urging a Big Cat out of Its Cage”

Third Prize:
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Bill Stenson, Victoria, BC: “Apache Junction”

Honourable Mention:
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Traci Skuce, Cumberland, BC: “Promontory”


Creative Non-Fiction Contest, judged by
Fred Stenson:

First Prize:


Benjamin Hertwig, Edmonton, AB: “The Burn”

Second Prize:
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Shannon Rayne, Vancouver, BC: “Prairie Girls and Spring Rituals”

Third Prize:
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Jane Edey Wood, Ottawa, ON: “Starving”

Honourable Mention:
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Joan M. Baril, Thunder Bay, ON: “The Art of Housebreaking”

Congratulations to all!