Short story contest winners

Winners of the 13th annual Okanagan Short Story Contest, as selected by contest judge Annabel Lyon, have been announced.

Winners of the 13th annual Okanagan Short Story Contest, as selected by contest judge Annabel Lyon, have been announced.

First place went to Lindsay Diehl, of Kelowna, for her submission titled Basel.

Diehl receives a $500 prize for her winning entry.

Second place, and a $200 prize, went to Vernon writer Susan Fenner for her story, Axis Of Fault.

Third place, with a $100 prize, went to Ryan Ennis, of Kelowna, for his story, called Hole.

The contest attracted 141 story submissions by writers from throughout B.C.’s Southern Interior.

Sponsors of the Okanagan Short Story Contest are the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at UBC Okanagan, Okanagan College, CBC Radio One and the Central Okanagan Foundation.


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