Writers’ Trust / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize

Winner: $10,000; Finalists: $1,000; Magazine: $2,000 

Winner Announced: November 14, 2017


2017 Finalists

Sharon Bala, The New Quarterly
Sharon Bala (St. John’s, NL) 
for “Butter Tea at Starbucks” 
published in The New Quarterly

Richard Kelly Kemick Maisonneuve Journey Prize

Richard Kelly Kemick
 (Calgary, AB) 
for “The Most Human Part of You” 
published in Maisonneuve

Darlene Naponse The Malahat Review Journey Prize
Darlene Naponse
 (Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, ON) 
for “She Is Water” 
published in The Malahat Review

Journey Prize Stories 29

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Lisa Alward
 for "Old Growth" (published in The New Quarterly)   

Sharon Bala for "Butter Tea At Starbucks" (published in The New Quarterly) and "Reading Week" (published in PRISM international)  

Patrick Doerksen for "Leech" (published in (parenthetical))   

Sarah Kabamba for "They Come Crying" (published in Room

Richard Kelly Kemick for "The Most Human Part Of You" (published in Maisonneuve) and "The Unitarian Church's Annual Young Writer's Short Story Competition" (published in The New Quarterly)

Michael Meagher for "Used To It" (published in PRISM international)

Darlene Naponse for "She Is Water" (published in The Malahat Review)

Maria Reva for "Subject Winifred" (published in The Malahat Review)  

Jack Wang for "The Nature Of Things" (published in The Malahat Review)

Kelly Ward for "A Girl And A Dog On A Friday Night" (published in Taddle Creek)



Woodcock Fund


Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing
Third Deadline

November 22, 2017

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