Winners from the 2019 Braille Creative Writing Contest Kelsey, Zara and Zachary pose for a photo with Karen Brophey. They are holding their awards

Meet the Contest Winners

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The power of literacy at your fingertips! The CNIB Braille Creative Writing Contest celebrates braille literacy and encourages young people to flex their creative muscles while practicing their braille skills. Meet the winners of each contest category!

The 2020 Braille Creative Writing Contest winners

Group 1 Poetry (Grade K-2) 
1st prize – Emily Wang 

Group 1 Short Story (Grade K-2)
1st prize – Deepa Carroll
2nd prize – Juliet Pinter
3rd prize – Aiza Shah

Group 2 Poetry (Grades 3-5)
1st prize – Sofia Idone

Group 2 Short Story (Grades 3-5)
1st prize – Janna Cheung
2nd prize – Keaton Hamilton
3rd prize – Habiba Hafez

Group 3 Poetry (Grades 6-8)
1st prize – Alethea Moroney
2nd prize – Steve Kiema
3rd prize – Benjamyn Francey

Group 3 Short Story (Grades 6-8)
1st prize – Margot Wehrle
2nd prize – Dalaynie Conn
3rd prize – Matthew Silvius

Group 4 Poetry (Grades 9-12)
1st prize – Veronika Copping
2nd prize – Alyssa Burton 
3rd prize – Eitel Houedakor 

Group 4 Short Story (Grades 9-12)
1st prize – Makayla Conn
2nd prize – Calle Walton
3rd prize – Nathan Thomas