Three Sooke writers short listed for short fiction contest

David Reichheld, Jim Bottomley, and Sheila Thomas among 12 honourees

Three Sooke authors have been named to the short list for a new short fiction contest sponsored by the Federation of British Columbia Writers.

The authors include David Reichheld for Let Morning Bring Me , Jim Bottomley for Running with Salmon, and Sheila Thomas for Rewind. All are also members of the Sooke Writers’ Collective.

“The fact that three of the 12 short-listed entries are from Sooke really demonstrates the outstanding quality of our local writers and their work,” said Doni Eve, vice-president of the FBCW.

Winners will be announced on July 30. First prize is $350 with the winning entry published in WordWorks, the magazine of the FBCW. The B.C. Short, a competition for original, unpublished short stories, 1,200 to 2,000 words, invited fiction submissions from around the world.

For more information about the Federation of British Columbia Writers, please go online to www.bcwriters.ca.



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