Eyelands 8 /ISSC/ The results

We announce the results of our 8th International Short Story Contest.
Theme: Luggage

Congratulations to the short-listed and prize winners writers but also many many thanks to all the entrants from all over the world for your excellent stories!

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First prize: Overweight
Renate Schiansky
Austria
– First prize is a week’s holiday on the island of Crete.

Second prize: Dandelion
Olga Zilberbourg
USA

Third prize: A Chance for Better Weather
Randolph Smith
USA

-First three prize winners will get a free copy of the book with the winning stories of our contest & a certificate & a Greek handmade ceramic from the collection of Omodamos Clayart (see below). Also: publication of the story in an anthology of the shortlisted stories of the contest (Greek section), translated in Greek.

Special distinction*: Moony Mindset
Elisabeth Wirtz

 

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SHORT LIST (by submission date)

  • All the shortlisted stories will be published in an anthology. The book will be released through “Strange Days” publications and http://www.amazon.co.uk in November, 2018. All the shortlisted writers will also get a free copy of the book!

One’s company – Michael Whitehead /United kingdom
Light Travel -Ewa Mazierska/United kingdom
Underground – Claire Basarich /United kingdom
Just a Coincidence – Pam Corsie/United Kingdom
Balloon- Dreena Collins/United Kingdom
Luggage – Kira Chew /United kingdom
The carpetbagger -Mary D’Arcy /Ireland
Perfect man- Anna Killick/ New Zealand
Life Boats 14 and 15 – Alfred Louis Cucchiara/USA
Baggage – Joseph Szewczyk/-
Impedimenta -Graham Twist United Kingdom
Hallway Suitcases – Emily Tsatmas/USA
Only When Invited Will He Steal – Joanne Bolton/ South Africa
The woman in the travel goods – Tabetha Rogers Beggs/ Australia
Burdened Luggage – Nneka Anieze /Nigeria
Picking mushrooms – Justin Jones /New Zealand
The «heavy» life of a packaholic! – Susanne Kirchner/Austria
James and the luggage – Anand Birju /United Kingdom
Luggage – Bethany Pritchard /United Kingdom
Of burden and loss – Sebastian Günnel/Germany
The world within a suitcase – Leanne Ma/Hong Kong
What she carried – Ruth Knafo Setton /Morocco
Suitcase – Katherine Barraclough/Australia
Luggage – Maria Espinosa /USA
Luggage Heist – Melvin Ward/United Kingdom
Long Necked Guitar – Sue Worth/United Kingdom
25 Years of Marriage – Sharon Stevens /United Kingdom
Lost and Found – Jill Yates /United Kingdom
The five bags that make a life -Katie Parry /United Kingdom
Finding the way – C.I. Selkirk/United Kingdom
Banana Bread – Claire Zalla/USA
Suitcases and handkerchiefs – Sarah Jarvis/United Kingdom
Bed time story – Mariam Syreggela/Greece

– First prize is a week’s holiday on the island of Crete. Three Rock, (Triopetra, Rethymnon, Crete) is a studio for 2 people (with beds for two children also available). Air tickets not included. You can see more details here: http://three-rock.blogspot.gr/

First prize winner can choose his/her preferred week of stay in 2019 except for the dates between July 15th – August 25th.

  • First three prize winners will get a free copy of the book with the winning stories of our contest & a certificate & a Greek handmade ceramic from the collection of Omodamos Clayart (see below)
  • All the shortlisted stories will be published in an anthology. The book will be released through “Strange Days” publications and http://www.amazon.co.uk in November, 2018
  • All the shortlisted writers will also get a free copy of the book! First, Second and Third prize: publication of your story in an anthology of the shortlisted stories of the contest (Greek section), translated in Greek.
  • The three prize winners will also get a free copy of the book with the winning stories of our contest & certification document & a Greek handmade ceramic from the collection of Omodamos Clayart*
  • All the shortlisted stories will be published in an anthology. The book will be released through “Strange Days” publications and http://www.amazon.co.uk
  • All the shortlisted writers will also get a free copy of the book & certification document. Plus a book from Strange Days Books –for free!!
  • An interview with the first prize winner will also be featured in eyelands.gr
  • In case the first prize winner does not claim the prize of a week’s holiday in Crete or does not book a specific week for her/his holidays at Three Rock Studio, the second (and then the third) prize winner will be notified in order to take her/his place.

 

*U18 submission with parents approval

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