The Rusty Toque is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Fiction Chapbook Contest chosen by our judge Lee Henderson.
You Cannot Give Yourself a Nickname by John Jodzio
Prize: $800 + prize pack + chapbook publication.
Amateur Husbandry by Phillip Sterling
Prize: $50 + prize pack + publication (story)
The War Artist - Margaret Luongo
Prize: $50 + prize pack + publication (excerpt)
Prophecies of Consummation and Suspension by kevin martins mcpherson eckhoff
Three Stories by Lori Garrison
3 by Meghan Allen
Thanks everyone who submitted to the 2014 Chapbook Contest.
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First Place – Fiction Prize Pack
Polyamorous Love Song, a novel by Jacob Wren (BookThug, 2014)
Nine Inches, stories by Tom Perrotta (House of Anansi, 2013)
Savage 1986-2011, a novel by Nathaniel G. Moore (Anvil Press, 2013)
Air Carnation by Guadalupe Muro (BookThug, 2014)
The Outside World, a novel by Barry Dempster (Pedlar Press, 2013)
The Stonehenge Letters by Harry Karlinsky (Coach House, 2014)
The Devil and the Detective by John Goldbach (Coach House, 2013)
2nd Place – Fiction Prize Pack
Two Sisters of Borneo, a novel by Ian Hamilton (House of Anansi, 2014)
All the Rage by A.L. Kennedy, stories (House of Anansi, 2014)
Atomic Storybook, a novel by Ed MacDonald (Anvil Press, 2013)
Cake Song, poems by Yoko’s Dog (Pedlar Press, 2013)
A, fiction by André Alexis (BookThug, 2013)
Guyana by Elise Turcotte, trans. by Rhonda Mullins (Coach House, 2014)
3rd Place – Fiction Prize Pack
Serafim and Claire, a novel by Mark Lavorato, (House of Anansi, 2014)
A Bird’s Eye, a novel by Cary Fagan (House of Anansi, 2013)
Thorazine Beach, a novel by Bradley Harris (Anvil Press, 2013)
no angel, poems by Annie McLurg (Pedlar Press, 2013)
I Don’t Know How to Behave, a fiction by Michael Blouin (BookThug, 2013) Pastoral by Andre Alexis (Coach House, 2014)
We would like to thank our readers Amy Higgins, Rachel Ganzewinkel, Jennifer Nangreave, Kathryn Mockler, and Aaron Schneider, and our judge Lee Henderson.
Finally a special thanks to our sponsors without whom this contest would not be possible:
The Canada Council, Western University, Anvil Press, BookThug, Coach House Books, House of Anansi Press, Pedlar Press