Patricia Young

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Patricia Young (born 1954 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian poet, and short story writer.[1]

Poetry[edit]

Short stories[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

  • A Walk by the Seine, Canadian Poets on Paris. (Black Moss Press, 1996).
  • Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry. (Monitor Book Co., 1995/96).
  • Making Connections: Literacy from a Feminist Perspective. (Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women, 1996)

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • Butler Prize, shortlist for Here Come The Moonbathers, 2009
  • Airstream included on Globe and Mail's list of best 100 books of the year 2006
  • Butler Prize, shortlist for Airstream, 2000
  • Meltcalf-Rooke Award, for Airstream, 2006
  • Governor General's Award nominee for Ruin & Beauty, 2000
  • B.C. Book Prize for What I Remember From My Time On Earth, 1997
  • Governor General's Award nominee for More Watery Still, 1993
  • Pat Lowther Award for The Mad And Beautiful Mothers, 1989
  • Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize for All I Ever Needed Was A Beautiful Room, 1987

Prizes: poetry[edit]

  • Federation of B. C. Writers, Literary Rites Competition, 1987, First Prize
  • National Magazine Award, 1988
  • C.B.C. Literary Competition, 1988, Second Prize
  • League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Competition, Co-winner
  • Aya Press Tenth Anniversary Literary Competition, First Prize, 1989
  • League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Contest, 1993, Second Prize
  • Grain Prose Poem Contest, Co-winner, 1995
  • League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Contest, First Prize, 1996
  • CV2 Annual Poetry Contest, First Prize, 1996
  • Room of One's Own Poetry Contest, 1996
  • League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Contest, Second Prize, 1997
  • George Woodcock Poetry Contest, Canada India Village Aid, First Prize, 1997
  • The Stephen Leacock Poetry Award: The Orillia International Poetry Festival, 1997
  • Mothertongue Chapbook Competition, second prize, 1998
  • Grain Prose Poem Prize, co-winner, 1998
  • Prairie Fire, Bliss Carmen Award, First Prize, 1998
  • Grain Postcard Story Prize, Co-winner, 1999
  • National Magazine Award for Poetry, silver, 1999
  • Room of One’s Own, Poetry Contest, second prize, 2007
  • Prairie Fire, second prize, 2008
  • Grain, Prose Poem Prize, Co-winner, 2008
  • Arc’s Poem of the Year Contest, first prize, 2008
  • Room of One’s Own Poetry Contest, second prize, 2008
  • Fiddlehead Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention, 2009
  • C. B. C. Literary Awards, finalist, 2009
  • Malahat Review Long Poem Competition, shortlist, 2009 & 2011
  • Arc’s Poem of the Year Contest, first prize, 2009
  • Malahat Review Open Season Award, shortlist, 2009 & 2012
  • Bridport Poetry Prize (UK), shortlist, 2009
  • C.B.C. Literary Awards, finalist, 2010
  • Prism International Poetry Competition, Honourable Mention, 2010
  • The Antigonish Review’s Great Blue Heron Contest, Third Prize, 2010
  • The New Quarterly, Occasional Verse Contest, Second Prize, 2010
  • The Confederation Poet’s Prize, 2010
  • C.B.C. Literary Awards, finalist, 2011
  • The Antigonish Review’s Great Blue Heron Contest, First Prize, 2011
  • Room of One’s Own Poetry Contest, First Prize, 2011
  • Montreal International Poetry Prize, shortlist, 2011
  • Malahat Review, Open Season Award, shortlist, 2012
  • Prism International Poetry Competition, Third Prize, 2012

Prizes: fiction[edit]

  • Other Voices Fiction Award, First Prize, 2000
  • Matrix, First Prize, 2001
  • Fiddlehead Fiction Contest, Honorable Mention 2001
  • Other Voices Fiction Award, First Prize, 2001
  • Fiddlehead Fiction Prize, Honorable Mention, 2002
  • Room of One’s Own Fiction Prize, First Prize, 2003
  • Fiddlehead Fiction Prize, Honorable Mention, 2004
  • Journey Prize, 2004, Short-list
  • This Magazine’s Great Canadian Literary Hunt, Second Prize, 2006

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