carte blanche and the Creative Nonfiction Collective Society are pleased to announce the long list for our 2015-16 creative nonfiction competition:

“My Father, the Bird” by Kate Braid
“Spectrum” by Nicole Breit
“The Birth of Lizard Boy” by William J Crow
“Answer: Mostly Ds – A Cautionary Quiz” by Phil M Dwyer
“Through the Damascus Gate” by Jane Finlay-Young
“Members Only” by Janet L Fretter
“Kimchi” by Megan A Kaczor
“Cannot predict now” by Lezlie M Lowe
“Hedy and Flo” by Cindy I Matthews
“Little Love Punches” by Gina Roitman
“The Happiest Place on Earth” by Grace E Thompson

Congratulations to everyone who made the long list and a big thank you to everyone who participated!

Thank you also to competition readers: Laurence Miall, Susan Olding, and David Swick.

The winner of the competition will be announced at the 12th Annual CNFC Conference, which will be held in Banff from April 21 – 24, 2016.

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