The 2020 Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest Longlist

The New Quarterly is proud to announce the longlisted submissions to the 2020 Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest. The longlisted writers and their essays are as follows:

“Terrorist Mythologies”
by Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt

“What We Know By Feeling”
by Colin Brezicki

“The Deer’s Cry”
by Agnes Cserhati

“The Medium of the Archive”
by Elizabeth Dauphinee

“In Pleasantville”
by Francene Gillis

“Human Touch”
by Doley Henderson

“A Matter of Fire”
by Graeme Hunter

“The Sins of the Father”
by Johanna Jamnik

by Linda Light

“Ways of Singing”
by Rosie Long Decter

“Let us count the ways”
by Alice Major

“2020: A Family Odyssey”
by Yohani Mendis

 “Cracking the Hebrew Code”
by Debra Martens

“Peace in High Places”
by Julie Matlin

“The Wounded Man”
by Lisa Martin

“Selfies @ Auschwitz”
by Claire Montgomery

“By Blood”
by Roshni Riar

“Generation Congee”
by Donna Seto

“Journeyed: an attempt at a narrative”
by Renee M Sgroi

“How to Make a Gay Icon”
by Kevin Shaw

Stay tuned…

We will announce the contest finalists on
Wednesday, September 2, 2020!