2006 Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following finalists in Room's 2006 Poetry and Fiction Contest! The winning pieces have been published in issues 30.1. The honourable mentions are available online (click the links below).

Poetry: 1st place:
"Cousin"
Myrna Garanis
Edmonton, Alberta
2nd place:
"In the Neurology Ward"
Grace Cockburn
Victoria, BC
Fiction: 1st place:
"Parada"
Rhonda Collis
Cobble Hill, BC
Honourable mention:
"In the Balance"
Joan McEwen
Vancouver, BC
Honourable mention:
"To China with Love"
Cathy Sosnowsky
West Vancouver, BC

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