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CFUW WRITING CONTEST
CFUW 2018 Short Story Writing Contest

This year marks the 8th annual CFUW Aurora/Newmarket Short Story Writing Contest in partnership with the York Region Media Group. Our goals are to promote literacy and to encourage writers, 22 years and under who reside or are full-time students in York Region and Bradford/West Gwillimbury. We are pleased to say that Jennifer Dance will be the celebrity judge again this year.








Winners and Finalists for the 
2017 Short Story Contest
First Place Winner
Nayeon Kim "The Ticket

Second Place Winner
Julia Teti "The Crossroads of Change"

Third Place Winner  
Jacqueline Ragosnig "Trial by Fire"



Our Celebrity Judge, Award-winning Canadian author and playwright Jennifer Dance.
Other Finalists (alphabetical order)

Colin Fan “Soldier"

Kishif Fatima "Like the Faces of the Moon"

Carolyne Hess "For You"

Annie Lau "Project FEAR"

Daniela Marie Ruso "Your Star is Forever"

Karen Silva "The Immigrant"

Bamdad Tayyari "Future Free"