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We would like to congratulate all the authors who made the short and long lists. Thank you to everyone who trusted us with their work for the 2016 Creative Non-Fiction Contest. Finally, congratulations to this year’s winner as chosen by our fantastic judge Rachel Rose!

Thank you, Rachel Rose, for all of your time and work.

The winner of our $1,500 Grand Prize is…

“Choosing Your Poison” by Krista FossHamilton, ON

First Runner-Up

“States of Mind” by Richard Kelly KemickCalgary, AB

Second Runner-Up

“Lineage” by Olivia Walton Victoria, BC


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.