Shortlists – Surrey Muse Art & Literature Awards 2022

Surrey Muse Arts Society has announced the short and long lists for the five Surrey Muse Art & Literature Awards 2022. Below are the five Shortlist, in alphabetical order.

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Joy Kogawa Award for Fiction 2022

‘Watching the Swans’ by Lucy E.M. Black, Port Perry ON

‘We Are Not Seahorses’ by K.R. Byggdin, Halifax NS

‘The Boy’ by Samantha Krilow, Surrey BC

‘Nightshade’ by Lynn Hutchinson Lee, Toronto ON

‘The Stoner Files’ by Cynthis Sharp, Vancouver BC

‘White Snow and Seven Dreams’ by Melissa Yuan-Innes, North Lancaster ON

View Longlist, Joy Kogawa Award for Fiction 2022

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Faith Nolan Award for Music 2022

Entry14 (1-800-Just-Don’t 2:56, Was I ever a kid? 2:40) by Terez Goulet, Calgary AB  

Entry5 (Adam: What I learned at School 7:53) by Janel Rae, Toronto ON

Entry7 (Answer me 3:25, Nellie 1:21, Hooks: 4:66) by Janel Rae, Toronto ON

Entry4 (Boring People 3:32, Cry Like A Flood 3:11) by Ben Sures, Edmonton AB

Entry18 (Tripping 7:06) by Myrtle Thomas, Montréal QC

Entry9 (Late Bloomer 3:13, Side of Small Town 2:54, Like You Mean It 3:39) by Hayley Verrall, Burlington ON

View the Longlist for the Faith Nolan Award for Music 2022

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Susan Crean Award for Nonfiction 2022

‘In the Ethiopian Context: Two Excerpts from a Memoir’ by Marian Dodds, Vancouver BC

‘A Letter for Lisa’ by Veronica Gorlova, Vancouver BC

‘My Mother’s Ghost’ by Claire Lawrence, Port Moody BC

‘My Rebellious Feet’ by Diary Marif, Vancouver BC

‘From an Old Hen With Plenty of Clucks Left to Give’ by Dorothy Palmer, Burlington ON

‘A Sexy Crip Manifesto’ by Seeley Quest, Halifax NS

View the Longlist for the Susan Crean Award for Nonfiction 2022

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Vera Manuel Award for Poetry 2022

‘Beneath the earth’ (When I say bend, hey, it’s just me) by Hari Alluri, New Westminster BC

‘Iney’ (Iney) by Imear Laffan, Nelson BC

‘Digressions from a Name’ (Digressions from a name) by Kyle Mckillop, Langley BC

‘bare and other poems’ (i tried to write a love poem) by Franz Seachel, Vancouver BC

‘My hand on the altar’ (my hand on the altar) by Cynthia Sharp, Vancouver BC

‘Poetry submissions’ (faces like ours) by Hya Sheikh, Scarborough ON

View the Longlist for Vera Manuel Award for Poetry 2022

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Norval Morrisseau Award for Visual Arts 2022

Entry10 by Omokanye Adetona, Toronto ON

Entry20 by Sena Cleave, Vancouver BC

Entry17 by Henritta Hall, Ottawa ON

Entry27 by Tamar Haytayan, Vancouver BC

Entry22 by Kenzie Housego, Calgary AB

Entry3 by Elyse Longair, Kingston ON

View the Longlist for Norval Morrisseau Award for Visual Arts 2022

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Heather Haley – Surrey Muse

Heather Haley is a multi-media artists integrating disciplines, genres and media. She is the author of novel, The Town Slut’s Daughter, currently being adapted to the stage, and of poetry collections SidewaysThree Blocks West of Wonderland and Skookum Raven. Heather’s writings have appeared in a variety of journals and anthologies. She was poetry editor for the LA Weekly and publisher of the Edgewise Cafe, one of Canada’s first electronic literary magazines. Heather has directed numerous videopoems that became official selections at dozens of international film festivals. She has toured Canada, the U.S and Europe in support of two critically acclaimed CDs of spoken word songs titled Princess Nut and Surfing Season. (Photo by Patrick Powers)

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At the October 28, 2022 gathering of Surrey Muse, Heather will be the Featured Poet. More about the event is here: friday-october-28

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Book Launch: ‘Exit Wounds’ by Tāriq Malik – Saturday October 22 / 2022

In-Person Event, Masks Recommended

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‘Exit Wounds’ by Tāriq Malik

Readings by the Author Tāriq Malik
Message from the Publisher Caitlin Press
Hosted by  Sana Janjua
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Tanmeet Kaur – Surrey Muse

Tanmeet Kaur is a poet, painter and blogger who likes to infuse her poems with paintings. Studying at Douglas College as an international student from India, she is the vice president of Douglas Debates club with over 100+ members while in India Tanmeet was adjudged as the best speaker in GTM Gibson Debate hosted by Mayo College in Ajmer. She also worked with the Non-Governmental Organizations in India where in 2017 she outreached to rural women and girls listing benefits of using sanitary pads. Tanmeet likes to listen to music especially when cycling. Her favorites are rap, jazz and country music inspired from Pop Smoke, Fairport Convention, the Weekend, Eazy-E, Bow Wow, Post Malone, and Cody Johnson.

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At the September 23, 2022 gathering of Surrey Muse, Tanmeet will be the Emerging Poet. More about the event is here: friday-september-23

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Charlene Kwiatkowski – Surrey Muse

Charlene Kwiatkowski is a writer often inspired by visual art and urban spaces. Her debut poetry chapbook ‘Let Us Go Then’ came out December 2021 with the Alfred Gustav Press. Her work has been published in Arc, Barren Magazine, PRISM international, and elsewhere. In 2020, she won Pulp Literature’s Magpie Award for Poetry. Charlene has a Master’s degree from the University of Victoria in English Literature, and she has worked at Surrey Art Gallery for the past eight years. She lived in Vancouver for almost a decade before recently moving to Coquitlam where she hopes to find poems waiting to be written in unexpected, even suburban places.

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At the September 23, 2022 gathering of Surrey Muse, Charlene will be the Featured Poet. More about the event is here: friday-september-23

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