The CNFC and carte blanche are pleased to announce their 2016–2017 creative nonfiction contest shortlist.
The winner will be announced on May 5 in Vancouver, BC at the 13th annual CNFC conference.
The shortlist was selected by contest judge, Andreas Schroeder.
“To the Lighthouse,” by Kelley Jo Burke
Kelley Jo Burke is an award-winning drama and nonfiction writer, and writing teacher. Her musical Us premieres March 2018 at Regina’s Globe Theatre, and “Bringing Up Fur Baby” (CBC Radio’s IDEAS) airs May 2017.
“The Unicycle in My Garage,” by Barb Howard
Barb Howard has published three novels and one collection of short fiction. She has recently started to explore the amazing and difficult process of writing creative nonfiction.
“A Chaotic Jumble of Infinite Possibility” by Joshua Levy
Joshua Levy is a frequent storyteller on CBC Radio and recently received a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to write a memoir. He splits his time between Montreal, Toronto, and Lisbon, Portugal.
Congratulations to our three finalists and thank you to everyone who participated!