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CHOICE WORKS

Volume Ten March 2004

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. For an annual updated list of writing competitions in Canada, please see The Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar.

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 10. All winners receive a copy.

This round of winners painstakingly chosen from the 54 entries received is:

  • FIRST PRIZE ($100), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the June 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 10 to Helen Kubiw of Guelph, ON for the story A Lesson in Bullying

  • SECOND PRIZE ($50), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the August 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 10 to Anita Parker of Edmonton, AB for the story Coffee, Hashbrowns, Euthanasia

  • THIRD PRIZE ($25), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the October 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 10 to Carl C. Smith of Upper Sackville, NS for the story World Cruise

    HONOURABLE MENTIONS:

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the June 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 10 to Anita Parker of Edmonton, AB for the story Spaghetti

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the August 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 10 to F. Daniel Mason of London, ON for the story Older and Wiser

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the October 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 10 to Loni Diljohn of Niagara Falls, ON for the story On Consequence

Congratulations to all.

ISSN1492-9252 ISBN 1-896331-89-0 | 28 pages 5" x 8" softcover chapbook | $5.95 CDN ($9.00 shipping and taxes included)