2014 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers Finalist


Jakub Stachurski
“Screen Capture”

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Jury Citation

In “Screen Capture,” Jakub Stachurski deftly explores our tangled digital lives, the way technology shrinks our world and ties us together even while it alienates and isolates us. Concise and sharp, the writing reflects each of us in its world of omnipresent screens and monitors.

About the Author

Jakub Stachurski is a freelance writer who divides his time between Montreal and Toronto. He is a graduate of the Creative Writing Program at Concordia University, where he received an Irving Layton Award for poetry. His work has appeared in Arc Poetry Magazine and Alt.theatre magazine. Along with Aaron Fitzpatrick and Herb Mathisen, he runs the blog Sophisticated Pulp.




Woodcock Fund



Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing


September 19 for books published between June 20 and September 18, 2018


Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize


July 18 for books published between May 16 and Sept 30, 2018


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