Feature Writing: Short

Articles in this category include any fact-based work of non-fiction of 2,000 words or less. Judging will emphasize writing quality, originality and impact.

2022 Finalists

  • Are Calgary Police Favouring Some Protests Over Others?

    Jeremy Appel, Writer

    The Sprawl

  • Empty Calories

    Evan Osenton, Writer

    Alberta Views

  • Eyes on the Street — But at What Cost?

    Ximena González, Writer

    The Sprawl

  • I Hear the Image World Calling to Me: The Making of a Graphic Memoir

    Teresa Wong, Writer


  • Notes On a Vivisection: Becoming a Deaf Writer

    Adam Pottle, Writer


  • Raising our Spirits: Cocktails in the Time of Covid

    Pamela Young, Writer

    The Tomato Food & Drink

  • The Orange Tent

    Dr. Bonnie Larson, Writer

    Alberta Views

  • Way Out West

    Darrin Hagen, Writer


  • We Are All Villains in Someone Else’s Story

    P.J. Vernon, Writer


  • Wendy, Master of Art

    Sarah Swan, Writer

    Galleries West

Previous Winners

  • 2021 GOLD | Lost Obelisks of the Rockies

    WRITER Jerry Auld

    Canadian Rockies Annual

  • 2021 SILVER | Writing Reconciliation

    WRITER Peter Midgley


  • 2020 GOLD | On Air

    WRITER Scot Morison EDITOR Steven Sandor

    Avenue Edmonton

  • 2020 SILVER | When Your Thoughts Run Away With You

    WRITER Mifi Purvis

    New Trail

  • 2019 GOLD | Dungeons (& Romeo) & Dragons (& Juliet)

    Alissa York

    Eighteen Bridges

  • 2019 SILVER | A Beaded Universe

    Sarah Swan


  • 2018 GOLD | Was

    Tim Querengesser

    Eighteen Bridges

  • 2018 SILVER | Trash to Treasure

    Russell Cobb

    Avenue Edmonton

  • 2017 GOLD | Designs of the Wild

    Graeme Pole

    Canadian Rockies Annual

  • 2017 SILVER | To Delight the Eye

    Omar Mouallem

    Alberta Views

  • 2016 GOLD | Fear Factor

    Max Fawcett

    Alberta Oil

  • 2016 SILVER | Where are the Women Chefs?

    Omar Mouallem

    Avenue Edmonton

  • 2015 GOLD | Dot 111

    Tony Davis

    Alberta Venture

  • 2015 SILVER | A Relationship Goes Viral

    Omar Mouallem


  • 2014 GOLD | Memory Cabin

    Craille Maguire Gillies

    Eighteen Bridges

  • 2014 SILVER | Paving Paradise

    Scott Messenger

    Avenue Edmonton

  • 2013 GOLD | The Bounty Hunter

    Stacey McLachlan

    Western Living

  • 2013 SILVER | Small is Beautiful

    Zac Unger


  • 2012 GOLD | School of Fish

    Western Living

    Western Living

  • 2011 GOLD | You Can Run But You Can't Hide

    Pete Estabrooks