Gail Collins (Blue Skies) and Karen Patzold (The Rare Still of the Sea) won $1,000 prizes in the Senior Short Fiction category.
Crista Willar won $1,000 in the Senior Non-Fiction category for her untitled work.
Awards were handed out in literary, musical, visual arts and digital multi-media categories. In the junior division, 30 winning entries were submitted from youth; while there were 32 winning submissions in the senior division. A total of 505 entries were submitted for consideration under the 2017 Arts and Letters Program.
The Percy Janes First Novel Award, the program’s top prize of $2,500, was awarded to Terry Doyle of St. John’s for his manuscript, Union.