Five English-language finalists have been chosen in CBC’s Canada Writes competition for creative nonfiction.
The finalists were selected from approximately 2,700 entries submitted from across the country. They are:
- Terri Favro of Toronto for Icarus.
- Matthew Hooton of Victoria for This Tongue.
- Jenny Manzer of Victoria for The Boy with the Galloping Heart.
- Linda Rosenbaum of Toronto for Wolf Howling at Moon.
- Mohan Srivastava of Toronto for The Gods of Scrabble.
Their stories can be read on the Canada Writes website: www.cbc.ca/canadawrites
The grand prizewinner, to be announced on July 22, wins $6,000 and a writing residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts.
The jury for this year’s CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize includes authors J.J. Lee, Ross King and Jan Wong.