U of T Magazine congratulates the winners and runners-up in the 2011 Alumni Short Story and Poetry Contest.

Brittan Coghlin (BScN 2007) picks up the grand prize of $1,000 for her story Delivered,” which will be published in the Summer 2011 issue of the magazine.

Emily Swinkin (BSc 2010 Victoria) also wins $1,000 and publication in the summer issue for her poem, “The children of fishermen.”

Our judging panel selected “Maquila Bird,” by Laura Rock (BA 1986 St. Michael’s) as runner-up in the story contest and “The Mynah,” by Laboni Islam (BA 2002 UC, BEd 2003 OISE) as runner-up in the poetry contest.

In online voting, readers also selected Coghlin’s story “Delivered” and Swinkin’s poem “The children of fishermen” as their favourites.

Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to all finalists!