Emerald 2nd Round Results!

We are delighted to announce the second round finalists in the Emerald Award.  These people have made it through one round of reader judging to make this list and now face another round of judging on their full manuscript for a chance to go to our final judge.  We congratulate them most heartily for making it this far and wish them luck with the next round!  Drumroll please for (in alphabetical order):


Laura Boon

Jan Bridges

Suzanne Cass

Frances dall’Alba

Yanicke Forfang

Anna Rae Frost

Georgia Henry

Emma Hoole

Amanda Knight

AT Morgan

C Temple-Slack

Katerina Simms


And In the Emerald Pro, our second-rounders are:

Alexandra Grace

Euphrasia Holmes

Katy Scott



Thank you, as always, to our reader judges, our judge manager, contest manager and contest co-ordinator  – all of whom are volunteers! – for making the Emerald happen.  It’s a huge undertaking every year and we appreciate all the hard work!


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  1. Huge well done!

  2. Well done to all who reached second round. A fantastic achievement!

  3. Congratulations to everyone – and thank you Marnie St Claire and the judges for all your hard work!

  4. Congratulations everyone and I echo Amanda’s thanks to Marnie 🙂

  5. marniestclair

     /  February 6, 2016

    It’s my pleasure, I love managing the Emerald : )

    Congratulations to all those who made it to Round 2!!!

  6. Well done to everyone who made it on to the final list. 👍😄👏👏

  7. Congratulations to the finalists!

  8. Congratulations!

  1. I’m an Emerald contest second-rounder! – Katy Scott

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