Monday, May 24, 2010
Prizes and shortlists all around
it's a time of shortlists and prizes, here an overview with notes on blueprintreview contributors that are among the listed authors:
Glass Woman Prize
short list + winner announced, based on 616 entries.
winning story of the 7th prize: "Sanctuary" by Julie Innis
the short list of the Prize with links is up on the website, one of the top contenders was Beverly Akerman's story "Pie". Beverly Akerman in blueprintreview: "Insight" #22
The Wigleaf Top 50
Top 50 list of very short fictions of 2010, selected from 200 stories
included: Rabbit Drive by Brad D. Green (blog note), Brad D. Green in blueprintreview: "A Slow Pull of Orange Taffy" #18
Bristol Short Story Prize Longlist
Longlist of 40 stories, based on 1496 entries from all over the world
included: "Two Girls Under An Apple Tree" by Kate Brown (blog note). Kate Brown in the new issue of blueprintreview: "Place de la Revolotion" #24.
and this just in:
Pandora's Collective Citizenship
This award is given "to an individual who has excelled in their commitment to support writers within our community". the new recipient of the award is: Daniela Elza, a current contributor of blueprintreview (The Math Ex.am).
links: blog link Daniela Elza, link Pandora's Collective
congratulations to all listed / nominated / awarded authors!