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Shortlist Announcement: NLCU Fresh Fish Award 2024

June 3, 2024

WritersNL is excited to announce the shortlist finalists for the 2024 Fresh Fish Award, presented bi-annually by NLCU.

One of the country’s most lucrative literary awards for unpublished writers, the Fresh Fish Award provides emerging writers in the province with financial support, recognition, and professional editing services for a book-length manuscript in any genre.

The winning author will receive a cash prize of $5,200 and $1,000 towards professional editing services for the winning manuscript. The runners-up will each receive $1,200.

This year’s shortlist finalists are (listed alphabetically by last name):
“I Kill Myself – A Live Comedy Show – Veronica Dymond
the big bad – Stephanie Leger

Those Who Stay – Sabrina Pinksen

For juror comments, juror bios, and full Fresh Fish Event details, please visit WritersNL online: https://writersnl.ca/literary-awards/nlcu-fresh-fish-award/

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Times and Locations

June 3, 2024

12:00 pm