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CHOICE WORKS

Volume Six March 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 6 and available June 2002. All winners receive a copy.

This round of winners painstakingly chosen from the 117 entries received is:

  • FIRST PRIZE ($100), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the June 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 6 to AUDREY SCHUMAKER of Vancouver, BC ffor the story Lovers of the Printed Word.

  • SECOND PRIZE ($50), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the August 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 6 to KIMBERLEY PETERS of Beaverton, ONfor the story Straight on 'Til Morning.

  • THIRD PRIZE ($50), one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the October 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 6 to KATHY SUTHERLAND of Westville, NSfor the story Guardian Angel.

    HONOURABLE MENTIONS:

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the June 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 6 to NIKOLAS J. HARAMIS of Gloucester, ON for the story The Big Gag.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the June 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 6 to VALERIE LOSELL of Barrie, ON for the story Brand Loyalty.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the August 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 6 to DEBBIE SPRING of Thornhill, ON for the story Playing Soldier.

  • Honourable Mention prize, one-year subscription of the CWJ ($35) and publication in the August 2002 issue as well as in Choice Works 6 to MICHELE GREEN of Belfountain, ON for the story Through the Alley.

>ISSN:1492-9252 ISBN:1-896331-80-7 | 28 pages 5" x 8" softcover chapbook | $5.95 CDN