2011 Journey Prize Winner

Journey Prize Cover

Miranda Hill
 | "Petitions to Saint Chronic"
Published by The Dalhousie Review

Miranda Hill

About the Story

In a moving story about faith and the hope for redemption, a trio of strangers keeps vigil in a hospital waiting room for a man who has miraculously survived a fall from twenty-four storeys.

About the Author

Miranda Hill is a recent graduate of UBC’s Optional Residency MFA program. “Petitions to Saint Chronic” was her first published story. Her fiction has subsequently appeared in The New Quarterly, and her collection of stories is forthcoming from Doubleday Canada. Hill is also the founder of Project Bookmark Canada, a national charitable organization that places text from stories and poems in the exact physical locations where literary scenes are set. She lives in Hamilton, Ontario.




Woodcock Fund



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


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