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INSIDE: Read the winners from PRISM international’s 2016 Poetry and Fiction Contests, new poetry from Jan Zwicky,  and translations by Amira Rammah and Andrés Alfaro!

Contributors: Andrés Alfaro, Raed Anis Al-Jishi, Chloë Catán, Laura Clarke, Esvie Coemish, Kayla Czaga, ryan fitzpatrick, Renee Jackson-Harper, Tyler Keevil, Richard Kelly Kemick, Lesley Krueger, Melanie Mah, Kerrie McNair, Ben Merriman, Geoffrey Nilson, Alexánder Obando, Taryn Pearcey, Amira Rammah, Angela Rebrec, Kevin Shaw, SJ Sindu, Marcia Walker, Stephanie Warner, Jessica Westhead, Sarah Wolfson, Stephanie Yorke, Jan Zwicky…


Contents


 

2016 POETRY CONTEST

(Judged by Kayla Czaga)

GRAND PRIZE
“The Flood of ’37” by Kevin Shaw

RUNNERS-UP
“Post Ta Ta Creek-ism” by Stephanie Warner
“post-its for the girls in the backyard” by Kerrie McNair


 

2016 FICTION CONTEST

(Judged by Lee Maracle)

GRAND PRIZE
“You Can Do Better” by Taryn Pearcey

RUNNERS-UP
“Montreal River” by Lesley Krueger
“Bereavement Tax Credit” by Richard Kelly Kemick


 

FICTION

“Things Not To Do” by Jessica Westhead

“Whistle, Click” by Stephanie Yorke

“Take the Boy” by SJ Sindu

“Chickens” by Melanie Mah

“The Search” by Tyler Keevil


 

NON FICTION

“Chinchillas” by Marcia Walker

“Rail” by Ben Merriman

“The Thunder of Galloping Horses” by Angela Rebrec


 

 

POETRY

“(Re)Orchards: Workshirts or Eden” by Renee Jackson-Harper

“Three Poems” by Laura Clarke

“Three Poems” by ryan fitzpatrick

“Spill” by Chloë Catán

“Regeneration (Acornal, Coralic, Human)” by Sarah Wolfson

“Death Removes Itself: Your Briefs on Every Door” by Esvie Coemish

“Two Poems” by Geoffrey Nilson

“Two Poems” by Jan Zwicky


 

TRANSLATION

“Sea of Showers” by Alexánder Obando, Translation by Andrés Alfaro

“The Arrival of Seagulls” by Raed Anis Al-Jishi, Translation by Amira Rammah


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