Results of the Second Annual Spine Online Writing Awards

There were five categories for the 2011 awards, with a winner and an honourable mention for each. Click on the links below to read up on the winners.

Times Award for Best Fiction

Judged by: Margaret Webb (
First Place: Joshua Bouchard, X Amount of Taps
Honorable Mention: Changel Ings, A Fetal Feat, and Michelle Lawless, Talking


Helvetica Award for Best Feature

Judged by: Tim Falconer (
First Place: Tom Gibbs, Freegan of Expression
Honorable Mention: Joshua Bouchard, Hipsters Just Want to be Unique, Like Everybody Else


Century Gothic Award for Best Review

Judged by: Marni Jackson (
First Place: Nathan Battams, Touch the Sound
Honourable Mention: Scott Kennel, Waking Life


Wingdings Award for Best Column

Judged by: Charlotte Gray (
First Place: Ryan Moore, Culture Jam
Honorable Mention: Linda Viduka, First Date Blunders...


Georgia Award for Best Blog

Judged by: Dan Bortolotti (
First Place: Nathan Battams, Strange Vibrations
Honourable Mention: Tom Gibbs, The Sound of Silence