THE WINNERS OF THE 2018-2019 ANNUAL SHORT STORY CONTEST
CONGRATULATIONS to our Guild's Annual Short Story Winners for the 2018_2019 Season:
Kathy Weyer (1stplace), Luke Magnotto (2nd place), and Andrew Kaplan (3rdplace). Winners received monetary awards per their placements (third place $100, second place $200, and first place $300). Carol Mann read Kathy Weir's first-place short story, “The Cleansing,” to those in attendance at the June 1st general meeting.
Submissions were judged by Lisa Moore, Professor of Creative Writing in the English Department at Memorial
Lisa Moore has written three novels, Alligator, February and Caught, as well as a stage play, based on her novel February. She is also the author of three collections of short stories, Degrees of Nakedness, Open, and Something for Everyone. Lisa’s most recent publication is a young adult novel called Flannery.
Lisa's writing has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, German, Polish, Turkish and French.
She selected and introduced The Penguin Book of Canadian Contemporary Women’s Short Stories, and Racket: New Writing Made in Newfoundland . Lisa was the co-editor, along with Dede Crane, of Great Expectations: 24 True Stories About Childbirth, and along with Alex Marland The Democracy Cookbook, a collection of essays about governance in Newfoundland.
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