With trumpets blaring, please welcome our finalists in this year’s Valerie Parv award for unpublished novelists. This contest, for a year of mentoring with Valerie Parv, is always hotly contested and this year, so hotly that we have seven finalists, as there was a tie for 6th place. Here they are, in alphabetical order:
Congratulations to all the finalists and best of luck with Valerie. Thanks to Erica Hayes for co-ordinating the contest, to Valerie for final judging (and being the prize) and all the volunteers who make our contest season possible.