Announcing the Winners of Our 2012 Contest!

Congratulations to the winners of Room’s 2012 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction Contest! 

Our thanks to everyone who submitted their work, and to our wonderful judges: Cathleen With (fiction), Miranda Pearson (poetry), and Kathy Page (creative non-fiction).

Look for first and second place winners in issue 36.2, coming to newsstands this summer, and follow the links below to read this year’s honourable mentions.

Our winners for 2012:

Fiction:
1st Place: "Skin" by Menaka Raman-Wilms, Thornhill, ON
2nd Place: "Hoax" by Kate Foster, Dartmouth, NS
Honourable Mention: "Miles To Inches" by Lynda Schroeders, Calgary, AB

Poetry:
1st Place: "Wilhelm Roentgen (X-rays, 1895)" by Kelly Cooper, Belleisle Creek, NB
2nd Place: "Early Detection" by Annathea (Tia) McLennan, Montreal, QC
Honourable Mention: “Lying In Bed In The Morning” by Gillian Wallace, Ottawa, ON

Creative Non-Fiction:
1st Place: "Marking Time With Murakami" by Alison Frost, Toronto, ON
2nd Place: "Words" by Marion Agnew, Shuniah, ON
Honourable Mention: "Loving Benjamin" by Gail Marlene Schwartz, Montreal, QC

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