Friday, August 7, 2015

2015 Tuscany Prize Short Story Finalists and Notable Entries Announced

Earlier today I was surprised and thrilled when I received  an e-mail from the Tuscany Prize Committee notifying me that my short story, "The Judas Goat," has been selected as a top-20 finalists for the 2015 Tuscany Prize for Short Story.

According to the e-mail, the prize committee will select ten stories from the twenty finalists. The top ten will receive cash awards and their stories be published in an anthology from Tuscany Press.

Thanks to All Saints Catholic Writers and members of Coffee and Critique, who read an early draft of the story and offered comments and suggestions.

Even if my story doesn't make the top ten, it's an honor to be among the finalists.

15 comments:

  1. Donna--That's quite an honor, and also good odds. I'll keep my fingers crossed, hoping they make the right choice and choose yours as one of the top 10.

    Congratulations. And as is usually the case, your title is very intriguing. "The Judas Goat" makes me wonder what the short story is about.

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    1. Thanks, Sioux. My fingers are crossed too. The story is about a teenage girl who befriends a goat one summer that changes her life.

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  2. Super Duper for you, Donna! Am glad you made it so far and pulling to read here that you were in final number! Must feel so good!

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    1. Hi Claudia,
      Thanks! It does feel good to have made it this far.

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  3. Best of luck going forward. Congrats on making the cut!

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    1. Hi Val,
      Thanks! If I move forward I'll post about it.

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    1. Thanks, Sean. Nice to hear from you. Hope all is well in your neck of the woods.

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  5. Your title is intriguing. Congratulations, Donna. Let us know where we can read it. I'm happy for you.

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    1. Hi Linda,
      If it makes the final cut it will be published in an anthology. And if that happens, I'll share the info here.

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  6. Oh! Big congrats, Donna! Keeping my fingers crossed--it sounds like a great story!

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    1. Thank you, Miss Cathy. Hope all is well with you.

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  7. It sure is! Congratulations! And I bet that title alone will boost your odds.

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  8. How totally awesome! Congratulations, Donna!

    Pat
    Critter Alley

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