Read the 2019 winners and finalists

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Islands Short Fiction Contest, co-sponsored by the Nanaimo Arts Council, the Vancouver Island University Department of Creative Writing and Journalism, and the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Read the winning stories by clicking on the links below.

ADULT (19 AND OVER) WINNERS:
First Place: “Tinder Embers” — Katy Weicker
Second Place: “Target Market” — Jonathan Sean Lyster
Third Place: “Identities Reclaimed” — Dawn Stofer

YOUTH (13 to 18) WINNERS:
First Place: “Calm Before the Storm” — Charlotte Taylor
Second Place: “Stray” — Yinan Cao
Third Place: “Burning Away” — Jocelyn Diemer

JUNIOR (12 AND UNDER) WINNERS:
First Place: “The Old Clock” — Thunya Dudley
Second Place: “The Patchwork Girl” — Esmé Iverson
Third Place: “The Super Cookie” — Carolynn Warren

Read the 2018 winners and finalists