2015 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers Finalist

“Roads Home” by Chuqiao Yang 2015 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers Poetry

Chuqiao Yang 
“Roads Home"

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Jury Citation

Employing lyric intensity and deftly placed slivers of narrative and dialogue, Chuqiao Yang explores the intricacies of the cultural, generational, and temporal connections and chasms that occur between human beings. Demonstrating finesse and dexterity with poetic form, her work distills the essence of both place and character. These are engaging, emotionally resonant poems written by a poet with a compelling and original voice.

About the Author

Chuqiao Yang holds a bachelor of social science degree from the University of Ottawa and is completing a JD at the University of Windsor. Her work has appeared in PRISM International, Contemporary Verse 2, Filling Station, Room, and Grain, and on several CBC Radio broadcasts. In 2011, she received two Western Magazine Awards. 




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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