July 6, 2009 — Winners of Grain Magazine’s 21st Short Grain (with Variations) Contest
The results for Grain Magazine’s 2009 contest, Short Grain (with Variations) are in. Judges for this year’s contest were Elise Levine, Fiction, and Tonja Gunvaldsen Klaassen, Poetry. Winning entries and judges’ comments will be published in Grain’s Winter issue, 37.2.
Congratulations to the winners!
1st Prize, $1250—“Snakeskin Boots” by Matthew Heiti of Sudbury , ON / Fredericton , NB
2nd Prize, $750—“Head-doors” by Marilyn Gear Pilling of Hamilton, ON
1st Runner-up, $500—“Hands Like Birds” by Laura Trunkey of Victoria , BC