Home > Contests > 2016 Creative Non-Fiction Contest: Announcing the Shortlist!

It’s been a week since we announced our longlist. Here are the eight pieces contending for the top three prizes!

PRISM international’s 2016 Creative Non-Fiction Contest Shortlist


“For J##” by Jessica BebenekMontreal, QC

“Kiwi Grove” by Trish CullVictoria, BC

“Choosing Your Poison” by Krista FossHamilton, ON

“States of Mind” by Richard Kelly KemickCalgary, AB

“Finding Joy” by Kat MainCalgary, AB

“Ashes and Sky” by Gordon Portman – Brandon, MB

“Under There” by Elisha RubachaPeterborough, ON

“Lineage” by Olivia Walton Victoria, BC

Stay tuned for our announcement regarding this year’s winners selected by this year’s judge, Rachel Rose.

Interested in submitting to one of our future contests? If you’re a writer of poetry or fiction, consider submitting to the inaugural Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize or the Jacob Zilber Prize for Short Fiction. See our contests page for more details.