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CHOICE WORKS 11

Volume Eleven September 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 11. All winners receive a copy.

This round of winners painstakingly chosen from the 66 entries received is:

  • FIRST PRIZE ($100), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the December 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 11 to Warren Vickery of Edmonton, AB for the story Two Minutes.

  • SECOND PRIZE ($50), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the February 2005 issue as well as in Choice Works 11 to Christina Lee Stockdale of Thorold, ON for the story Havens Lost.

  • THIRD PRIZE ($25), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the April 2005 issue as well as in Choice Works 11 to Jean Larsen of Oshawa, ON for the story Laying Flowers.

  • HONOURABLE MENTIONS:

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the December 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 11 to Pamela Sherwood Shelton of Jasper, ON for the story Tenpenny.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the December 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 11 to Donna Hynes of St. John's, NF for the story Where Does The Time Go?

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the February 2005 issue as well as in Choice Works 11 to Pamela Sherwood Shelton of Jasper, ON for the story The Wife.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the October 2004 issue as well as in Choice Works 11 to Joan Shewchun of Burlington, ON for the story Owl in Winter.

Congratulations to all.

ISSN1492-9252 ISBN 1-896331-64-5 | 28 pages 5" x 8" softcover chapbook | $5.95 CDN ($9.00 shipping and taxes included)