Creative Non-Fiction Contest 2020: The Shortlist

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Finally—here is the shortlist from our 2020 Creative Nonfiction Contest as selected by our esteemed judge, Amanda Leduc! Our heartfelt congrats to the following six essayists.

Room's 2020 Creative Nonfiction Contest: The Shortlist


“Healing Through Horror” by K. Bell
“Inglorious Bastards” by Katherine Abbass
“Memories and Where to Keep Them” by Nat Lyle
“Natural Disaster” by Sarah Hamill
“The Surfacing” by Rae Shabalin
“You, Too?” by Lorraine Robson

 

We want to thank every writer for sharing with us and our judge their work. Winners will be announced next week so stay tuned! In the meantime, please check out Leduc's non-fiction title, Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space, out now with Coach House Books. Her new novel, The Centaur's Wife, is forthcoming with Random House Canada in the spring of 2021.

 

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