Announcing the Shortlist of our 2014 Contest!

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Kayi Wong

Congratulations to the shortlisted entrants of Room’s 2014 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-Fiction Contest. The winners will be announced on Oct 15, 2015 (the same day our Creative Non-fiction contest 2015 opens!)

Our thanks to more than 430 writers who submitted their work and to our esteemed judges: Saleema Nawaz (fiction), Sonnet L’Abbé (poetry), and Sarah de Leeuw (creative non-fiction).

Our shortlisted entrants for 2014

Fiction

  • “Pink” by Alaina Baskerville-Bridges
  • “Napoleon's Giraffe” by S. Portico Bowman
  • “Epicene” by B.T. Carter
  • “Corner of Bank and Laurier” by Loretta Colton
  • “Pandora's Box” by Carol Cram
  • “Small Investments” by Sierra Skye Gemma
  • “A Self-Portrait” by Nicole Grondin
  • “Oh Gross!” by Meredith Hambrock
  • “Bootlegger” by Lara Janze
  • “Flotsam and Jetsam” by Paula Lemke
  • “Dining Out on Harry” by Jane Manson
  • “Istan the Gas Man” by Janice McCachen
  • “Clenched” by Lisa McLean
  • “The School Bus Graveyard” by Kim Murray
  • “Ivy Puller” by Janet Ralph
  • “House Lizard” by Leah Ranada
  • “Morning” by Kim Schacht
  • “Night Time Cough and Cold Medicine” by Marissa Slaven
  • “Into the Dreamtime” by Robyn M. Thomas
  • “Decade of the Colourist” by Nancy Thorne
  • “You Gotta Give It Up” by Meg Todd

Poetry:

  • “The Losses” by Susan Buis
  • “Celadon” by Susan Buis
  • “Island Clearances” by Lauren Carter
  • Two Left Feet” by Linda Crosfield
  • “Post Mortem” by Heidi Garnett
  • “Marriage, Water” by Jeanette Lynes
  • “Saskatchewan Lament” by Jeanette Lynes
  • “The Teach on Sunday” by Jeanette Lynes
  • “Wildlife” by Keira Zikmanis

Creative Non-Fiction:

  • “The Chicken and the Egg” by Sharron Arksey
  • “Falling” by Lisa Bendall
  • “Trajectories” by Sarah Brooks
  • “Wallflower, Late Bloomer” by Christa Couture
  • “Bunny Lover” by Nadja Hazard
  • “Everybody Out of the Pool” by Naoko Kumagai
  • “Why Migration?” by Lishai Peel
  • “Little Love Punches” by Gina Roitman
  • “Camels for Freedom” by Star Spider
  • “Obedience” by Kelly S. Thompson
  • “That's Not Your Head” by Cristina Williams
  • “One Small Subversive Act” by Nan Williamson

 

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