April 11, 2018


Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:30pm

78 Wharf St. (please note the change of location)

Appies and beverages

All are welcome


Another great year of Short Stories has been had! Thank you to all that participated and wrote creative, thought provoking, captivating, exciting and adventurous short stories. We had a total of 112 entries (74 Adult, 17 Youth, and 21 Junior)


We invite all to the awards ceremony where we will announce the winners of this years contest!


Adults: First prize: $400 cash, plus a bursary for an online or in-class course in the Vancouver Island University Department of Creative Writing and Journalism (a value of over $400). Second:$250 and Third $150.


Youth: First: $250 cash, Second: $150 cash, and Third: $100 cash.


Junior: First: $75 Chapters gift certificate, Second: $50 gift certificat, and Third: $25 gift certificate.


Winners and finalists also choose from a selection of books donated by the Vancouver Island Library.


Thank you to everyone who was involved or participated. A special Thank you to Frank Moher, the Creative Writig Faculty at VIU and to our judges this year, award-winning Victoria author and former VIU Creative Writing instructor Marilyn Bowering, as well as VIRL librarians Jennifer Seper and Julie Carter.

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