The Markham Public Library called on all writers to submit one piece of original, unpublished creative writing centred around their experience arriving, settling or living in Markham. Submissions can take the form of a short story or poem.
Adam Keung: “Once Upon a Day”
Libby Li: “The Toogood Monster”
Hannah Flores: “If the World was a Movie”
Ken Wightman: “Watching in Markham”
Meilun Yu: “Say Something”
The finalists received mentorship from:
Missy Marston: Author of last year’s Markham Reads selection
Ariana Ferrone: Author and Community Librarian, Culture and Creativity
Finalists’ works will be showcased by the Library and other culture venues, as well as be part of an eBook that will be available through the Library’s digital collection.