Adult Category Short List

First, many thanks to everyone who submitted a story to this year’s contest, and our apologies for the technical challenges some of you encountered in the process.

The quality of submissions was extraordinary again this year, and many stories missed the short list by the narrowest of margins.

That said, the authors short-listed in the Adult category are, in alphabetical order…

Lindsey Anstett
for Growing Apart

Cathy Berg
for Rules of The Road

Cate Carlyle
for The Visitor

Kevin Craig
for Paris At Sunset And Into The Night

Alexina Dalgetty
for Bessie Swan Smells An Opportunity

Alexina Dalgetty
for Portobello Pete Gets Himself A Chicken

Purabi Das
for Bless Them All

Sharon Frayne
for Twelve Stops To Airport

Renée Lehnen
for Do Unto Others

C. I. Matthews
for Unfolding Recipes

Sharon Overend
for The Canary’s Calling

Herb Ware
for Reality

This list is comprised of twelve submissions as we have a three-way tie for tenth and final slot.

Honourable Mentions

Laura Levens
for Shaved By A Hair

Theresa Therrien
for An Honourable Life

The winners will be announced, along with the top-scoring three authors in the Youth Category, and the cash awards will be presented by celebrated author, John Goddard, as part of the Stratford Writers Festival at the Stratford Public Library on Saturday October 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm. There will also be light refreshments.

We hope to see you there!

View the Rules and Regulations 2019 Winners