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 The B.C. Short, a competition for original, unpublished short stories, 1,200 to 2,000 words, invited fiction submissions from around the world.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.



editor@sookenewsmirror.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Vancouver Island dance classes billed as female empowerment tool

New Comox Valley business focuses on ‘promoting positive body image’

Duncan’s Big Stick lights up red to signal COVID’s devastation of the arts

“COVID-19 has been truly devastating to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre”

Pandemic reunites 2000s era Victoria rock band The Origin

Saanich musicians recording for first time since 2008

Snuneymuxw artist brings aquatic designs to Nanaimo’s Beban Park pool

Work by artist Eliot White-Hill is being installed at the pool this month

Nanaimo musician plays all instruments on DIY debut album

Jamie Penner releasing guitar-centric instrumental record ‘Out of Curiosity’

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Hospice worker and patient butt heads in upcoming Nanaimo theatre production

Yellow Point Drama Group presents ‘Grace and Glorie’ at Cedar Community Hall

Art+Earth Festival gets growing this weekend

Find out what events are in-person and what’s happening online

Film about missing and murdered indigenous women makes Nanaimo debut

A mother and daughter search for answers in Sonia Bonspille Boileau’s ‘Rustic Oracle’

Nanaimo’s Harbour City Photography Club goes virtual to adapt to COVID-19

Club’s exhibitions, meetings and presentations are now occurring online

Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre returns to the stage in Port Theatre debut

Theatre group presents ‘2 Across,’ described as a ‘middle-aged romantic comedy’

Most Read