The Marina Nemat Award For Creative Writing

Thanks in part to the generosity of writer and Creative Writing Certificate Graduate, Marina Nemat, the School of Continuing Studies offers this award to the most promising Creative Writing Certificate student(s) each year. There is no application process. Up to two $1000 awards are given each year to the most outstanding Final Project of a Creative Writing Certificate student. The winner is chosen by an esteemed panel of Canadian publishing industry professionals.


  • Leslie Carlin


  • Sonja Boon
  • Laura Zacharin


  • Donna Tranquada
  • Wendolyn Hodgson


  • Laboni Islam
  • Guglielmo D’Izzia