John H. McDonald Award for Excellence in Student Journalism
Gabrielle was shortlisted for a national award in student journalism, which was presented by the Canadian University Press at a conference titled NASH 82. She was nominated in the humour category for a piece of satire published in the Western Gazette. Read more about the nomination here.
Mackie Cryderman Award for Excellence in Creative Writing or Theatre Studies
Gabrielle was awarded the Mackie Cryderman Award for her work as Student Writer-in-Residence and her academic accomplishments. Read more about it here.
Marguerite R. Dow Canadian Heritage Award
Gabrielle was awarded the Marguerite R. Dow Award for a piece of creative nonfiction called "Little Malta." The piece explores family, loss, and Maltese heritage. Read more about it here.
Lillian Kroll Prize in Creative Writing
Gabrielle was awarded an honorary mention for her poem, "Grass," which discusses sexuality and identity through vivid imagery and mentions of Allen Ginsberg. Read more about the prize here.