untethered’s Very First Shortlist

Thank you to everyone who submitted to our first poetry contest! We received so many amazing poems and we’re so excited to share our shortlist with you!


untethered’s Very First Shortlist

“Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture” by Cairistìona Clark

“From Detroit” by JM Francheteau

“Oh, Just Browsing” by Trevor Abes

“Free the Niqabi!” by Rasiqra Revulva

“Prisons” by Sandra Lloyd

“Jared and Luann Part 2” by Sara-Jane Gloutnez

“Slow Starter” by Christian Quaresma

“Whaling Station Bay” by Leah Abramson


These eight poems are in the hands of Toronto’s Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke, who will be deciding on the winner and runners-up.

Congratulations and good luck to everyone who made the shortlist!


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