Announcing the winners of EVENT’s 2014 Creative Non-Fiction Contest

September 4, 2014 at 7:06 pm  •  Posted in Announcements, Home Page, Welcome by

Ten manuscripts were chosen from the entries received by EVENT’s Editor and assistants and sent without the writers’ names to Deborah Campbell for final judging. The three winners (in order) are:

  • ‘Vocational Rehabilitation’ by Hilary Dean, Scarborough, ON
  • ‘Whatever It Is’ by Zachary Hug, West Hollywood, CA, USA
  • ‘Twenty Miles Above the Limit’ by Alessandra Naccarato, Toronto, ON

You’ll be able to read the winning stories in EVENT 43/3.

The other short-listed entries are (in no particular order):

  • ‘Wire to the Sky’ by Miles Barclay, Surrey, BC
  • ‘Caught in the System: My Life in Education’ by Tanja Bartel, Pitt Meadows, BC
  • ‘Beirut Bombing’ by Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt, Canton de Hatley, QC
  • ‘Cockroach Towers’ by Charlotte Breadner, Douro-Dummer, ON
  • ‘Nothing by Mouth’ by Cindy Matthews, Chesley, ON
  • ‘It Pays to Increase Your Word Power’ by Erin Soros, North Vancouver, BC
  • ‘The Heat Comes Early This Year’ by Brent van Staalduinen, Hamilton, ON

Thanks to those writers who sent manuscripts to us. We look forward to reading submissions for our 2015 Non-Fiction Contest next spring. Visit for details.