Penguin Random House Canada Student Award For Fiction

This award is exclusively for fiction, either in the form of a short story or a novel excerpt. The competition for this award is open to all creative writing students who have taken a course in the previous year. One winner will receive a prize of $2,500 annually. Two finalists will also be selected and will receive prizes of $100 each. The winner and finalists will be published in a chapbook.

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The application period for 2019 is now closed.

  • Donna Tranquada (2016 Winner)
  • Noriko Hoshino (2017 Winner)
  • Catherine Campbell (2017 Runner Up)
  • Audrey Francis Plante (2017 Runner Up)
  • Corinne Clark (2018 Winner)
  • Gwyn MacKenzie (2018 Runner Up)
  • Natalie Zdaniuk (2018 Runner Up)