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CHOICE WORKS

Volume Eight March 2003

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 8. All winners receive a copy.

This round of winners painstakingly chosen from the 94 entries received is:

  • FIRST PRIZE ($100), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the June 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 8 to SUSAN MART CHARMAN of Paris, ON for the story Moving Day .

  • SECOND PRIZE ($50), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the August 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 8 to MICKI HARPER of Perth, ON for the story The Opportunist

  • THIRD PRIZE ($50), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the October 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 8 to DARCY NYBO of Westbank, BC for the story Her Breasts.

    HONOURABLE MENTIONS:

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the June 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 8 to BARRY DANIELS of Western Shore, NS for the story A Murder of Crows.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the August 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 8 to SHEILA HOWE of Elginburg, ON for the story Abe.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the October 2003 issue as well as in Choice Works 8 to KATHLEEN BUCKWORTH of Mississauga, ON for the story The Magic of Capri.

ISSN 1492-9252 | 28 pages 5" x 8" softcover chapbook | $5.95 CDN | $5.00 U.S. ($9.00 shipping and taxes included)