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Finalists announced for 2022 RBC Bronwen Wallace Awards

Six finalists have been named for the 2022 Writers’ Trust RBC Bronwen Wallace Awards for Emerging Writers.

The winners in two categories, poetry and short fiction, will each receive $10,000 when the awards are presented at an in-person event on June 2. All finalists receive $2,500 and a mentorship opportunity with an established editor. The annual awards are open to Canadian writers who are unpublished in book form.

A jury comprised of poets Tenille K. Campbell, Michael Prior, and Suzannah Showler read 183 entries to select the finalists in the poetry category:

  • Patrick James Errington, “If Fire, Then Bird”
  • Eimear Laffan, “My Life, Delimited”
  • Christine Wu, “Selections from Familial Hungers

A jury comprised of authors Erin Frances Fisher, Angélique Lalonde, and Derek Mascarenhas read 189 entries to select the finalists in the fiction category:

  • Jen Batler, “Ectopia Cordis”
  • Teya Hollier, “Watching, Waiting”
  • Emily Paskevics, “Wild Girls”

The Bronwen Wallace Awards are sponsored by RBC Emerging Artists.


May 4th, 2022

10:00 am

Category: Awards, Industry News