Cornerstone Award Winner for 2016 – Descant

The ONTARIO WRITERS’ CONFERENCE Cornerstone Award for 2016 has been awarded to long-lived Canadian Literary Journal Descant Magazine, which operated from 1970 until March of 2015. Longtime Editor-in-Chief Karen Mulhallen accepted this honour on the organization’s behalf.

The list of contributors to Descant includes numerous now-famous Canadian authors including Margaret Atwood, bill bissett, Anne Carson, Camilla Gibb, Barbara Gowdy, Dennis Lee, Anne Michaels, Michael Ondaatje, Al Purdy, Leon Rooke, Jane Urquhart and Jan Zwicky.

We are thrilled to congratulate our 2016 Cornerstone Award recipient, Descant, in this our final year.

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