2017 Winners & Finalists

Mensa Canada is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the 2017 Literary Contest. We hope that you will enjoy reading the winning entries as much as the judges did.

Short Stories

First Place: Return Passage by Barb Lehtiniemi of Glen Waters, ON

Second Place: Serenity Beckons by Mahesh Gopalan of Thorold, ON

Third Place: When Poppies Bloom by John Wheatley of Calgary, AB


First Place: Reflections by Mahesh Gopalan of Thorold, ON

Second Place: Legacy by Sylvia Teaves of Burlington, ON

Third Place: Didn’t We Do this Last Year? by Arthur J.L. Salvas of Scarborough, ON