The 2020 Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest Winners

The New Quarterly is pleased to announce the winners of the  2020 Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest!


“The Medium of the Archive”
by Elizabeth Dauphinee


“Terrorist Mythologies”
by Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt

Honourable Mention

“The Wounded Man”
by Lisa Martin

Notable Essays
To appear in a later issue

“Generation Congee”
by Donna Seto

“Human Touch”
by Doley Henderson

“2020: A Family Odyssey”
by Yohani Mendis

“Ways of Singing”
by Rosie Long Decter

“Selfies @ Auschwitz”
by Claire Montgomery

“How to Make a Gay Icon”
by Kevin Shaw

by Linda Light