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The Short List

of the Federation of BC Writers 2022 Literary Contests


Creative Non-Fiction

Class Reunion - Cynthia Woodman Kerkham, Victoria

Cracked Shoulders - Anna Cavouras, Victoria

Dark Shadows, Some Light - Marian Dodds, Vancouver

Impermanence - Catherine Lang, Victoria

The Beading Circle - Carmen Carriere, Delta

The Fabric of Life (Fragments of a Letter to You) - Michele Philp, Vancouver

The Happiest Baby - Rayya Liebich, Nelson

The Maytag Marvel - Roy Innes, Gabriola

The Saint of Ants - Dan MacIsaac, Victoria

Flash Fiction

Bad Morning - Corinne Lewandowski, Lower Sackville

Brush - Vivian Li, Vancouver

Eruptions - Myrl Coulter, Kelowna

June 2010, Ove Eriksson, single, 73 years - Barbara Black, Victoria

Knock on Wood - Doni Eve, Sooke

Sundown - Amber Fenik, Ottawa

Teddy and His Lunch Ladies - Finnian Burnett, Princeton

The Bookshelf - Alline Cormier, Victoria

The End - Ryley O'Byrne, Roberts Creek

The Map of My Wanderings - Barbara Black, Victoria


City Snail – Mandy Koolen, Surrey

Consider the Western Red Cedar – Susan McCaslin, Langley

Disease of the Arrivant - Maria Julieta Cordero, Vancouver

downsizing - Linda Crosfield, Castlegar

Fight - Angela Rebrec, Delta

haida gwaii - Barbara Carter, White Rock

Harvest - Christine Smart, Salt Spring Island

Mikveh - Lanika Yule, Burnaby

The cost of green - Angela Rebrec, Delta

Water Quality, Fork Lake - Cynthia Woodman Kerkham, Victoria

Short Fiction

An Ass Out of U and Me – Zilla Jones, Winnipeg

At the Top of the Ridge - Kathleen Crandall, Nanaimo

Eyes on the Ball - Blake Swan, Victoria

Fat Girl Feeling Skinny – Demetria Piperias, Scarborough

Fear and Loathing in My Palm – Sam Smith, Vancouver

Gunpowder - Jonathan Brenneman, Victoria

Life in the Grain - Doni Eve, Sooke

Mourners in a World on Fire - Kim Harbridge, Surrey

Sonder – Mackenzie Emberley, Minesing

The Beauty of Dandelions – Leslie Palleson, North Vancouver

Supported by the British Columbia Arts Council

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