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CHOICE WORKS

Volume Seven September 2002

The Canadian Writer's Journal has doubled the chances of aspiring short fiction writers to see their work in print and win money. With two contest deadlines a year (March 31st and September 30th) the Short Fiction Contest continues to provide a venue for mainstream short fiction writing.

Entries are numbered upon arrival, and the identities of the authors are unknown until the judging decisions have been made. Then, and only then, are the authors' names matched back to their works. All place winners and Honourable Mentions receive a One-Year subscription to the Canadian Writer's Journal (valued at $35). In addition to appearing in the regular issues of the Canadian Writer's Journal, the winning fiction pieces from each contest are collected into a chapbook entitled Choice Works which is available separately. Choice Works $5.95 CDN | $5.00 U.S. ($9.00 shipping and taxes included) This copy of Choice Works is Volume 7 and available February 2003. All winners receive a copy.

This round of winners painstakingly chosen from the 97 entries received is:

  • FIRST PRIZE ($100), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the December 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 7 to GIULIA MAURO of Victoria, BC ffor the story Mama Lida .

  • SECOND PRIZE ($50), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the February 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 7 to DAVID L. KIRKLAND of Saint Charles, MO. USA for the story Love Is In The Air

  • THIRD PRIZE ($50), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the April 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 7 to CATHERINE BUTLER of Niagara on the Lake, ON for the story Where Justin Resides.

    HONOURABLE MENTIONS:

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the December 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 7 to JEAN RAE BAXTER of Hamilton, ON for the story A Quick Release.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the December 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 7 to BARRY DANIELS of Western Shore, NS for the story Wired .

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the February 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 7 to SANDRA NIKOLAI of Orleans, ON for the story The Grotto.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the April 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 7 to REID DICKIE of Winnipeg, MBfor the story The Coffee Rocks.

ISSN 1492-9252 ISBN:1-896331-86-6 | 28 pages 5" x 8" softcover chapbook | $5.95 CDN