Domenica Martinello Wins the 2017 3Macs carte blanche Prize

Last night at the QWF Gala and Award Ceremony, Domenica Martinello was announced as the winner of this year’s 3Macs carte blanche Prize for her essay “Ferrante In the Cellar: A Vulgar Appreciation.” Congratulations!

Thanks again to Liz Howard for acting as juror, and to the other finalists, Kasia Juno and Lauren Turner.


Domenica Martinello is a writer from Montreal. She has a collection forthcoming from Coach House Books (2018), and is the author of the poetry chapbook Interzones (2015). She is also an interviews editor for CWILA: Canadian Women in the Literary Arts. Domenica’s recent poems and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in Vallum, PRISM, CV2, The Winnipeg Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere. She is completing an MFA in poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. @domenicahope