PAMELA DILLON is a writer and poet. A graduate of creative writing from the University of Toronto, Pamela’s short story, We Come and We Go and her novel excerpt, As Good as Any Other won top ten placements in the 2013 and 2015 Penguin Random House of Canada Student Award for Fiction, through UofT School of Continuing Studies.
Pamela's publications can be found on literary websites, in the Globe and Mail, and other print journals. Her poem, She Went to Dance was a finalist in the Don’t Talk to Me about Love magazine's inaugural poetry contest in 2016. In 2017, the same journal published Pamela’s poems: The Winter Morning (With apologies to Mary Oliver), and The Practice of Love.
Pamela's short story, Murmuration was long-listed for the 2019 Jacob Zilber Prize for Short Fiction Contest and was later published in the spring 2020 edition of The New Quarterly.
Pamela won the Humber Literary Review’s 2020 Emerging Writer contest for Short Fiction with an excerpt from her novel in progress, Harvest.
Most recently, her poem Seeking the Return of My Daughter at Any Price was published in ROOM magazine - issue 44.2. Her poem, When Love Drifts was published in the December 2022 issue of the Atlanta Review.
Pamela is currently at work on a collection of short stories, and her next poem.