Awards

 

Awards and Honours

1989 – 2010

 

Winner for Gold Award Best Article—Saskatchewan, Chuqiao (Teresa) Yang

Western Magazine Awards 2011

Beijing Notes, Grain Vol 37, #4

 

Winner for Student Writing, Chuqiao (Teresa) Yang

Western Magazine Awards 2011

Beijing Notes, Grain Vol 37, #4

 

Finalist for Magazine of the Year—Saskatchewan

Western Magazine Awards 2011

 

Honourable Mention for Fiction, D.W. Wilson

National Magazine Awards 2010

The Mathematics of Friedrich Gauss, Grain Vol 37, #3

 

Best Canadian Fiction 2011, Zsuzsi Gartner

Floating Like a Goat, Grain Vol 37, #2

 

Finalist for Magazine of the Year—Saskatchewan

Western Magazine Awards 2010

 

Best Canadian Poetry 2010, Tim Lilburn

Four Poems, Grain Vol 37, #1

 

Best Canadian Poetry 2010, Warren Heiti

Three Poems, Grain Vol 37, #1

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Don Domanski

National Magazine Awards 2009

Radiance and Counterpoint, Grain Vol 37, #1

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Warren Heiti

National Magazine Awards 2009

Three Poems, Grain Vol 37, #1

 

Journey Prize Anthology #22, 2010, Krista Foss

Finalist for the $10,000 Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize

The Longitude of OK, Grain Vol 36, #3

 

Best Canadian Poetry 2010, Katherine Lawrence

Dear—, Grain Vol 36, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #21, 2009, Lynne Kutsukake

Away, Grain Vol 36, #1

 

Journey Prize Anthology #21, 2009, Fran Kimmel

Picturing God’s Ocean, Grain Vol 36, #1

 

Winner of the Howard O’Hagan Award, Barb Howard

Alberta Literary Awards 2009

Mrs. Goodfellow’s Dog, Grain Vol 35, #4

 

Finalist for Magazine of the Year—Saskatchewan

Western Magazine Awards 2008

 

Finalist for Human Experience, John Vigna

Western Magazine Awards 2008

The Ballad of Big and Small, Grain Vol 35, #1

Winner of the Dave Gerber Freelance Writers Award, 2007, John Vigna

The Ballad of Big and Small, Grain Vol 35, #1

 

Journey Prize Anthology #20, 2008, Clea Young

Finalist for the $10,000 Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize

Chaperone, Grain Vol 35, #1

 

Finalist for Fiction, Nancy Mauro

Western Magazine Awards 2007

AAA Ace Framing, Grain Vol 34, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #19, 2007, Andrew J. Borkowski

Twelve Versions of Lech, Grain Vol 33, #3

 

Finalist for Magazine of the Year—Saskatchewan

Western Magazine Awards 2007

 

Finalist for Fiction, Anik See

Western Magazine Awards 2006

Ice Out, Grain Vol 33, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #18, 2006, Craig Boyko

The Beloved Departed, Grain Vol 33, #1

 

Journey Prize Anthology #18, 2006, Matthew Rader

The Lonesome Death of Joseph Fey, Grain Vol 32, #4

 

Journey Prize Anthology #17, 2005, Richard Simas

Anthropologies, Grain Vol 32, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #17, 2005, Pasha Malla

The Past Composed, Grain Vol 32, #1

 

Honourable Mention for One-of-a-Kind Articles, Patrick Tobin

National Magazine Awards 2004

Things to Do in Stockholm in the Dead of Winter: A Travel Guide, Grain Vol 32, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #16, 2004, Devin Krukoff

Winner of the $10,000 Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize

The Last Spark, Grain Vol 31, #3

 

Journey Prize Anthology #16, 2004, Kenneth Bonert

Finalist for the $10,000 Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize

Packers and Movers, Grain Vol 31, #2

 

Honourable Mention for Fiction, Kenneth Bonert

National Magazine Awards 2003

Packers and Movers, Grain Vol 31, #2

 

Honourable Mention for Fiction, Robert McGill

National Magazine Awards 2003

Nobody Goes to Vancouver to Die, Grain Vol 31, #1

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Don McKay

National Magazine Awards 2003

Song of the Saxifrage to the Rock, Grain Vol 31, #1

 

 

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Tim Lilburn

National Magazine Awards 2003

The Book That Changes Everything, Grain Vol 30, #4

 

Finalist for Magazine of the Year—Saskatchewan

Western Magazine Awards 2003

 

Finalist for Best Article—Saskatchewan, J. Jill Robinson

Western Magazine Awards 2003

Quicksand, Grain Vol 30, #3

 

Journey Prize Anthology #15, 2003, Charlotte Gill

Finalist for the $10,000 Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize

Hush, Grain Vol 30, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #15, 2003, Dawn Rae Downton

Finalist for the $10,000 Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize

Hansel and Gretel, Grain Vol 29, #4

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Dan Tysdal

National Magazine Awards 2002

An Experiment in Form, Grain Vol 29, #3

 

Journey Prize Anthology #14, 2002, Karen Munro

The Pool, Grain Vol 29, #3

 

Finalist for Magazine of the Year—Saskatchewan

Western Magazine Awards 2002

 

Finalist for Fiction, Michael Rottman

Western Magazine Awards 2002

Pieta, Grain Vol 28, #4

 

Finalist for Best Article—Saskatchewan, J. Jill Robinson

Western Magazine Awards 2002

Andres Baby Duck and Thou, Grain Vol 28, #4

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Karen Solie

National Magazine Awards 2001

Montana; To Have and Have Not, Grain Vol 29, #3

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Ken Howe

National Magazine Awards 2001

Snow Epiphanies; Notes on Stanfield’s Red, Duofold, Long Underwear, Grain Vol 29, #1

 

Winner of the Magazine of the Year—Saskatchewan

Western Magazine Awards 2001

 

Best Canadian Stories # 01, Kevin Armstrong, 2001

the first motion of love, Grain Vol 28, #3

 

Journey Prize Anthology #12, 2000, Lee Henderson

Sheep Dub, Grain Vol 26, #4

 

Honourable Mention for Fiction, Lee Henderson

National Magazine Awards 1999

Sheep Dub, Grain Vol 26, #4

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, David Zieroth

National Magazine Awards 1998

The true imagined life of my neighbour, Grain Vol 26, #1

 

Gold Medal for Fiction, Dianne Warren

Western Magazine Awards 1999

Hawk’s Landing, Grain Vol 25, #4

 

 Winner of the Magazine of the Year - Saskatchewan

Western Magazine Awards 1998

 

Journey Prize Anthology #10, 1998, Ian Colford

The Reason for the Dream, Grain Vol 25, #1

 

Journey Prize Anthology #9, 1997, Judith Kalman

Not for Me a Crown of Thorns, Grain Vol 24, #3

 

Silver Medal for Fiction, David W. Henderson

National Magazine Awards 1996

Remembering Manuel, Grain Vol 24, #3

 

Gold Medal for Fiction, Dianne Warren

National Magazine Awards 1995

Long-Gone and Mister Lonely, Grain Vol 23, #3

 

Gold Medal for Fiction, Patrick Roscoe

Western Magazine Awards 1996

The Last Casanova of Regina, Grain Vol 23, #1

 

Journey Prize Anthology #8, 1996, David Elias

How I Crossed Over, Grain Vol 23, #1

 

Gold Medal for Poetry, Lorna Crozier

National Magazine Awards 1994

The Old Order, Night and The White Planet, Grain Vol 21, #4

 

Honourable Mention for Fiction, Joanne Gerber

National Magazine Awards 1993

The Lesser, the Larger, Grain Vol 21, #3

 

Honourable Mention for Fiction, P.W. Bridgman

National Magazine Awards 1993

De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum, Grain Vol 21, #3

 

Honourable Mention for Fiction, Vivette Kady

National Magazine Awards 1993

Lucky Boy, Grain Vol 21, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #5, 1993, Robert Mullen

Flotsam, Grain Vol 20, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #5, 1993, Marina Endicott

With the Band, Grain Vol 20, #1

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Gary Hyland

National Magazine Awards 1992

Danica at the Goya Exhibition, Grain Vol 20, #1

 

Honourable Mention for Poetry, Elizabeth Philips

National Magazine Awards 1991

Meditation on Chuang Tzu; The Goldfish Keeper II; Meditation on the Domestic, Grain Vol 19, #3

 

Journey Prize Anthology #4, 1992, Diane Juttner Perreault

Bella’s Story, Grain Vol 19, #2

 

Gold Medal for Fiction, Dianne Warren

Western Magazine Awards 1992

Safe House, Grain Vol 19, #1

 

Gold Medal for Fiction, Guy Vanderhaege

Western Magazine Awards 1991

Home Place, Grain Vol 18, #3

 

Journey Prize Anthology #3, 1991, James Riseborough

She is Not His Mother, Grain Vol 18, #2

 

Journey Prize Anthology #3, 1991, Lynn Podgurny

Till Tomorrow, Maple Leaf Mills, Grain Vol 18, #1

 

Journey Prize Anthology #1, 1989, Marion Douglas

Flags, Grain Vol 16, #4

 

Journey Prize Anthology #1, 1989, Constance Buchanan

Man with Flying Genitals, Grain Vol 16, #3