Writing Recognition

Below is a list of awards and recognition for Renée’s written work:


Judge’s Choice, Ultra Short Poem Competition, The Ontario Poetry Society, for “When we think”

Runner-up, erbacce-poetry prize

Longlisted for the Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest, The New Quarterly

Longlisted for The Fish Poetry Prize for “life print, in points”

Honourable mention for “after the wedding”, The Banister Niagara Poetry Anthology vol. 35


Shortlisted for the Guernica Prize (for unpublished novel, A Twitch in the Bones)

Shortlisted for The Golden Grassroots Chapbook Contest (for unpublished chapbook, August on her hands), The Ontario Poetry Society

Honourable mention in the Big Pond Rumours Chapbook Contest (for unpublished  chapbook, An Archaeology of Desire)


Honourable mention for “Ex-house”, Open Heart 13: Anthology of Canadian Poetry, Beret Days Press.


Honourable mention for “Drift, after Souster’s ‘The Six Quart Basket'” in The Banister, Niagara Poetry Anthology, vol. 31

Honourable mention for “Pulsing”, Open Heart 10: Anthology of Canadian Poetry, Beret Days Press.

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