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NOWW announces annual Writing Contest winners

Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop announces the winners of the 24th Annual Writing Contest.
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The Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop is pleased to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Writing Contest.

The contest was judged this year by Casey Plett, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Sierra Skye Gemma, John Elizabeth Stintzi, and Chelene Knight.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s contest.

Short Fiction – Judged by Casey Plett

1.     Ellie Sawatzky – “Majestic”

2.     August C. Bourré – “Mark Jarvis, Prophet”

3.     Sue Blott – “When the Clock Stopped”

Creative Nonfiction – Judged by Sierra Skye Gemma

1.     Cindy Matthews – “Law of Averages”

2.     Sue Blott – “No Straight Lines: A Memoir”

3.     Sally Basmajian – “Spring Melt, 1972”

Poetry – Judged by Billy-Ray Belcourt

1.     Samantha Martin-Bird – “ciimaan” & “sacrilegious”

2.     Ruth Daniell – “Lucy’s Warbler”

3.     Jennifer Krag – “Home Invasion”

Bill MacDonald Prize for Prose (Creative Nonfiction) – Judged by John Elizabeth Stintzi

1.     Sue Blott – “Stay True”

BIPOC Personal Essay – Judged by Chelene Knight

Not awarded

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