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Upcoming Guernica Author Diane Bracuk Wins PRISM’s 2015 Creative Non-Fiction Contest

We’re excited to announce that one of our upcoming Guernica authors Diane Bracuk recently won first prize in PRISM’s 2015 Creative Non-Fiction contest! PRISM international is a quarterly magazine out of Vancouver that works to publish the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world. PRISM holds several contests including the Creative Non-Fiction contest, a Short Fiction contest, a Poetry contest, and the competition for the Earle Birney Prize for Poetry. The winning submission receives a monetary prize and publication in PRISM magazine.

Diane Bracuk’s “Doughnut Eaters” was described by judge Charles Demers as a piece in which “we’re reminded that sometimes our families withhold from us the very things which we need most; but that, in the right (or wrong) circumstances, this absence can be the source of strength and salvation. But not without cost.”

To read more about Diane Bracuk’s first prize in the PRISM Creative Non-Fiction contest, you can visit the PRISM website at:

Bracuk’s “Doughnut Eaters” will be appearing in the Spring issue 53.3 of PRISM magazine, along with an essay by Charles Demers explaining why he chose the winning pieces. Bracuk’s new book will be released by Guernica Editions in the upcoming year.

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