18th Annual Short Story and Poetry Contest

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 WINNERS!

After careful deliberation, our 2016 judges--Evelyn Lau and Raoul Fernandes--have selected the winners of the 2016 Poetry and Short Story Contest! These pieces were selected out of 200+ entries.

Fiction:

Poetry:

  • 1st Place: Chloe Burns of Edmonton, AB for "THAW"
  • 2nd Place: Chelsea Comeau of New Westminster, BC for "Ketchikan" 

Click on the name of the winning piece to read it online and look for it in an upcoming issue of subTerrain magazine.

The Rewards:

In additon to publication, winners will receive the following prizes:

  • 1st prize - Fiction: Free tuition for an upcoming online fiction writing course offered by UBC Creative Writing + $300 cash prize + publication
  • 1st prize - Poetry: $500 cash prize + publication
  • 2nd prize - $350 cash prize + publication (in each category)

The 2017 Poetry and Short Story Contest will open in mid-July 2017.