Tag: blodwyn memorial prize

A Picture Story

poetry by Amilcar John Nogueira | winner of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize in poetry       Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — Windsor native AMILCAR JOHN NOGUEIRA recently graduated with a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Windsor, where he was Student-Writer-in-Residence. His most recent publications include a chapbook in The Box Set, and publication in oFFSIDE e-Magazine. He enjoys… Read more →

Las Meninas

poetry by Klara du Plessis | third-place winner of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize in poetry   i. This poem is based on Diego Velázquez’s painting and Pablo Picasso’s version of it, both named Las Meninas. ii. Lynne Tillman, Motion Sickness iii. Anne Carson, Eros The Bittersweet   — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — KLARA DU PLESSIS is a poet and… Read more →

Venus

fiction by Sara Flemington | third-place winner of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize in fiction, sponsored by BookThug —     We were suddenly on a lucky streak. Following a very long, very unlucky streak. For example, the movies. Four bad movies in a row. And you being the type of person who could tell right away if a movie was… Read more →

Toll-Free

fiction by Rudrapriya Rathore | runner-up for the 2016 Blodwyn Memorial Prize in fiction, sponsored by BookThug —   Near the end of the year, the toll-free number flashes across my phone three, five, seven times a day. There’s an odd rhythm about it that orders everything I do. A buzz on the morning subway ride where the train surfaces… Read more →

what we lost in the fire

fiction by Amy LeBlanc | second-place winner of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize in fiction, sponsored by BookThug —   eight: what are you looking forward to?   I stand at the edge of the barn and watch the oak tree go up first.  From where I’m standing, it looks like the tree is spitting its leaves, trying to save them… Read more →

The First Time I Ever Used the Path

fiction by Charlotte Van Ryn | winner of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize in fiction, sponsored by BookThug —   I asked him if he’d ever killed anybody; he said focus Charley. I told him everything I knew, told it to him straight. He was probably using mind-reading technologies, so I knew I couldn’t tell him the slightest of white lies like… Read more →

Anagram Rondeaus: a Nuptial Suite

poetry by Daniel Kincade Renton | runner-up of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize for poetry Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu or click to enlarge. — Born in Saint John, NB, DANIEL KINCADE RENTON has been published by Canadian journals and anthologies such as Prism International, Hazlitt, CV2, The Fiddlehead, The Malahat Review, and The Fish Quill Poetry Boat 2010-13. He hosts The Common… Read more →

Salivation

poetry by Susie Winters | second-place winner of the Blodwyn Memorial Prize in poetry       Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. —   SUSIE WINTERS, from Dauphin, Manitoba, is a poet and recent graduate from the University of Victoria, where she attained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Her poetry has appeared in publications… Read more →