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Dear Michael, I love your website and its pertinent personal comments re the comps. I entered the Alexander Cordell one some months ago, the mini saga, and was short-listed to win. It was a mile round trip with two toddlers but we had a really wonderful weekend.
My husband is self employed and works really long hours so it was great to drag him away and out into the countryside. The people were lovely, the whole event was fascinating, and I was thrilled to get two books and a book token. My little girl age 3 gets excited every time Wales is mentioned on the news now!
The greatest thrill was hearing the Director of Visit Wales read out my story so reverently, and with evident enjoyment. The organisers were delighted with the world-wide entries. Keep up the good work!
This annual contest from Irish magazine The Moth is for poems of any length and on any subject. I should perhaps mention that the magazine is not devoted to the subject of moths, fascinating though these may be. It is an arts and literature magazine. Presumably the name is a reference to the way artists and writers are attracted to the light of recognition, only to beat their wings in vain against an invisible barrier until finally, broken and defeated, they slide down to the windowsill of despair.
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First Novel Prize Short List!
We are pleased to announce the short list for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, which was chosen from the title long list by a panel of five distinguished writers: Jeffery Renard Allen, Katie Kitamura, Rachel Kushner, Dana Spiotta, and Julie Lekstrom.
Brendan Teeling, Acting Dublin City Librarian, announced that the books eligible for the award were nominated by libraries in cities and 41 countries worldwide; noting that 39 are titles in translation, spanning 16 languages and 48 are first novels.
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