Queen's University

Established in memory of John Saxton, actor, writer, teacher, and Faculty member of the Department of Drama, 1965-1969. Awarded annually to the student concentrating in Drama or Music who is judged by the Dan School to have submitted the best play. (Approx. prize value $750)

Submission deadline - April 12

How to submit to the Saxton Playwriting Contest

Make sure to number each page. Send as an attachment to lee.atkinson@queensu.ca.  Please send as Word doc or two pdf attachments - one with your name and one without.

Winners

2018/19 -- Heather Lundrigan

2017/18 -- Emily Townshend

2016/17 -- Bushra Afreen

2015/16 -- Tess Richards

2014/15 -- Devon Jackson (again!) 

2013/14 -- Devon Jackson

2012/13 -- Colleen Rush

2011/12 -- Lauren Devries and Lisa Aalders 

2010/11 -- Mark Rochford

2009/10 -- Sarah Bruckchwaiger

2008/09 -- Anastasia Lanthier, Honourable mention - Elspeth Wright

2007/08 -- Kat Sandler

2006/07 -- Joel Babcock and Sarah Kriger

2005/06 -- Sarah Kriger

2004/05 -- Joseph Salvoni

2003/04 -- Jessica Liadsky

2002/03 -- Pamela Main

2001/02 -- Sofi Papamarko

2000/01 -- Carly Jones and Tom Robertson

1998/99 -- Julia Tausch

1997/98 -- Jill Connell and Joshua Lyons 

1995/96 -- Sue Balint

1994/95 -- Brendan Browne

1993/94 -- Paul Mason