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Congratulations to Poetry Contest Winner Moni Brar!

We're excited to announce that Moni Brar is the winner of the 2022 Ralph Gustafson Poetry Prize! Her poem “Dispossession in Five Acts [or How to Be a Model Minority or Not]” will appear in the Spring 2023 issue of The Fiddlehead

Moni Brar was born in rural India and raised in northern BC on the land of the Tse’Khene. She is the winner of the 2022 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award and a finalist for the Montreal International Poetry Prize. She believes art contains the possibility of healing.

Stay tuned to The Fiddlehead website for a forthcoming interview with Moni Brar! 

Thank you again to our judges Dominique Béchard, shalan joudry and Michael Prior, and to all who entered the poetry contest!