2010 Journey Prize Winner

Devon Code
"Uncle Oscar"

The Malahat Review

Devon Code

About the Story

After his junkie uncle moves into the basement to hide out from his dealer and get clean, a lonely boy's longing for a male role model threatens to lead him astray.

About the Author

Devon Code is from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. His story collection, In a Mist (Invisible Publishing, 2007), was chosen by the Globe and Mail as a notable fiction debut of 2008. For the last three years, he has served as a writer-in-residence with the Toronto Catholic District School Board as part of the Now Hear This! S.W.A.T. program. He lives in Toronto.




Woodcock Fund



Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize


May 16 for books published between Mar 14 and May 15, 2018


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