ANNOUNCING OUR 2017 STORY STARTERS SHORTLIST
It gives us the greatest pleasure to announce that the finalists chosen by our Story Starters Judge, Canadian author, teacher, poet James Dewar (applause!) from the 41 long-listed pieces (submitted between October 1 and February 28) – about 176 entries in all – are the following writers who should be commended for their talents, bravery and stamina:
Kathleen Boyle Hatcher
Christine Dela Cruz
Special thanks again to our awesome artists, Pamela Meacher, Gretel Boose, Cheryl Andrews, Rich Helms and Barbara Hunt. Final voting will take place at the Friday, March 31st evening’s Festival of Authors (not too late to buy your ticket or pay at the door). Congratulations to our finalists (more applause!) and good luck!