Thursday, 2 July 2015

5th Contest: The Short List

Εyelands website announces the 20 short-listed stories of the 5th International Short Story Contest for 2015 *

Hong Hahn

Allegra Lipanje (Belgium/ Italia)

Blues in the Key of D
Ruth Setton (United States)

Deep Breaths
Karen McDermott (United Kingdom)

Ginny Swart (South Africa)

Robin Martin (United States)

Sacrificium Humanum
Pseudoname: Angel (Greece)

Edge of darknessMaria Olympiou (Cyprus)

The Very Outer Edge
Camille Renaud (England)

Silver Baby
Jimmy Gleeson (England)

The Forever Passage

Dimitrios Fragiskatos (Canada)

Floral Bouquet
Erin Kirsh (Canada)

On the Verge
Petra McQueen (United Kingdom)

A slice of cancer
Christina Demertsidou (Greece)

The Route Less Travelled
Mary T D’Arcy (Northern Ireland)

Essence of Rose
Kathy Joyce (UK)

John Graham-Pole (Canada)

Gloria Zimmerman (United States)

Pied Piper
Lenisa Kelly (United States)

The Window
Cristina Popov (Romania)

Waiting For My Tomorrow

Liz Gwinnell (England)

* Prize winners to be announced on September 10th, 2015

The prize for the first winner is a week holiday in the island of Crete
.The first three winners will see their stories published in two different anthologies (Greek and English). All the stories of the Short List will be published in a special English edition, released through & strangedays books.

* The three prize winners will also get a free copy of the book with the winning stories of our contest & certification document & a Greek handmade ceramic from the collection of Omodamos Clayart
* In addition to the story being published on, the author's acceptance of the prize gives the right to include the story in the anthology that will appear in book form. Entry gives permission to include the three prize winners and the shortlisted stories in the book which will be published and will be available from “Strange Days” publications.
* There will be two collections of stories -one that will be published in Greek with the stories of Greek section plus the first three winners of English Section included and another one with all the Short Listed stories of the English Section.

* Judge: Maria Psoma-Petridou

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