Finalists selected for the 2008 First Book Competition


Out of hundreds of entries to this year’s Chiasmus Press First Book Competition, we have selected eight finalists which represent the best of the best:

– “VTV” by Elena Knox

– “Glamorous Freak: How I Taught My Dress to Act” by Roxanne Carter

– “Caprichos” by Pedro Ponce

– “The Sleeping Wall” by Jane Downs

– “O Fallen Angel” by Kate Zambreno

– “Girl Love” by Sandi Sonnenfeld

– “With One Step Ahead” by Goro Takano

– “Family Parables” by by Boris Pintar

These manuscripts will now be sent to our secret final judge and his/her selection will be made by the end of November.

Thanks to all that participated in this years contest.  As you can see you were all in great company.

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12 responses

21 04 2008
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10 06 2008
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7 07 2008
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23 07 2008
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23 07 2008
trevor

Yes, money orders are fine.

3 08 2008
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25 01 2011
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