Nov 22, 2011



Langara's English Department is pleased to announce the winners of its 16th Annual Writing Contest. Congratulations to all the 2011 winners and honourees in the following categories:

Creative Nonfiction & Commentary

First Prize: "The Sound of Fish" by Leanne Dunic

Second Prize: "A Boy in Wales" by Thomas Newton

Honourable Mention: "Beige Bills" by Danny Van

Short Fiction & Graphic Fiction

First Prize: "New Haven to Grand Central" by Madelaine Gorman

Second Prize: "Scissors" by Leanne Dunic

Honourable Mentions:

"Flare" by Kyle Farquharson
"A Trip to the Library" by Aaron Fox
"History" by Merlin MacGillivary
"Exposed" by Todd Maryke
"Estinto Colla Voce" by Vincent Justin Mitra


First Prize: "to say in words what words can't say" by Madelaine Gorman

Second Prize: "Drag" by Jaimie Kendal-Ward

Honourable Mentions:

"The Day the Flamenco was Born" and "The Old Red Pick Up" by Merlin MacGillivray
"Dream Song", "4 the Bike Shop", and "Swan Lake" by Madelaine Gorman
"Fingers" by Jaimie Kendal-Ward
"Gems" by Brendan David Scott
"One Designated Area" by Sonia Virdi

All works will appear in Volume 16 of W49, which will be published in April 2012. The current issue of W49 is available at the Langara Bookstore.

Are you interested in submitting your creative writings for the 2012 Langara Writing Contest? Please contact:

Peter Babiak
English Department
Room: A205

Learn more.
2012 Langara Writing Contest