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Tuscany Press Announces 2013 Tuscany Prize Award Winners

11/7/2013 - 10:49 AM PST

Catholic PRWire

WELLESLEY, MA (November 7, 2013) - The 2013 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction winners hail from three continents and four countries, range in age from their early 20s to the late 80s and include a past winner of the US National Book Award, Gloria Whelan. The Tuscany Prize was created by Tuscany Press to find and promote great undiscovered works of Catholic fiction.

Prizes are awarded for the best unpublished novel, young adult novel and short stories submitted over the past year.

This year's winners are:

Novel: Shadows in Cairo by Stephanie Williams

Young Adult Novel: Ghostly Whispers by Charles Demback and Nancy Powichroski

Short Story Winners:
1st -- "What World is This?" by Gloria Whelan
2nd -- "Lily on the Bus" by Natalia Sarkissian
3rd -- "The Edge of All Things" by Mary Finnegan
4th -- "Children of Niobe" by Cynthia Millen
5th -- "Ceremony of Innocence" by Dom Cioppa

Honorable Mentions:
"Chimbote" by Barbara Boudon
"The Class Reunion" by Tony Brennan
"The Hour of Our Death" by Samuel Miller
"The Housekeeper" by Tricia Currans-Sheehan
"The Test" by Reynold Junker

These prize winning works will be published by Tuscany Press in the coming year. Congratulations to all of the winners.
About Tuscany Press:
Tuscany Press publishes Catholic fiction that explores the spectrum of human relationships with God. The Tuscany Prize celebrates writers and literature of Catholic faith at the short story, young adult, and novel levels. Visit the Tuscany Prize winners page for more moving works of fiction.

Contact: Peter Mongeau, founder and publisher
Tuscany Press, LLC
17 Tennyson Road
Wellesley, MA 02481
(781) 424-9321


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