15th Annual Poetry & Short Story Contest Winners
The Vancouver Writers Fest is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Poetry and Short Story Writing Contest.
- First Place: "13 Ways of Looking at Garter Snakes" by Susan Telfer of Gibsons, BC
- Second Place: "Prairie Weather" by Laura Hagen of Ledyard, CT
- First Place: "Birdsong" by Rhonda Collis of Cobble Hill, BC
- Second Place: "Departure" by Mark Bondyra of Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Poet Laureate Evelyn Lau, award-winning author Cynthia Flood, fiction writer and poet Théodora Armstrong and an editorial team from subTerrain magazine selected the winning submissions, which were judged blind.
1st prize - $500
2nd prize - $350
First place winners in each category will be published in subTerrain magazine .