Here's who won this year's Write On! contest in New West

Royal City Literary Arts Society has announced the winners of its 2019 contest

The Royal City Literary Arts Society has announced the winners of its 2019 Write On! contest.

The contest welcomed submissions in three categories: poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

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Meg Stainsby earned first place in poetry, with Carlie Blume capturing second place and Chelsea Comeau third. Honourable mentions went to P.W. Bridgman, Fran Bourassa and Stainsby.

In fiction, Donna Terrill captured first place, with Tatjana Mirkov-Popovicki in second and Annis Teller in third. Honourable mentions were awarded to Patricia M. Evans, Aaron Barry and Victoria Hamilton.

For non-fiction, Bryant Ross carried off top honours, followed by Alexander Hamilton-Brown in second and W. Ruth Kozak in third. Don Smith, Susan Flanagan and Ross all earned honourable mentions.

The top three winners in each category received cash prizes ($150, $100 and $75), and winners and honourable mentions are being published in the Royal City Literary Arts Society’s e-zine.

The contest was judged by Jude Goodwin for poetry, Claire Lawrence for fiction, and Jennifer M. Smith for non-fiction. Check out for all the details.

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