It’s always great to see writers getting rewarded for their hard work, especially when they belong to your writers’ circle.
This year has been especially fruitful for the BWC’s writers: another proof that Brussels is a city of inspiration.
Antoinette Naomi Reddick published her book, “Waiting for Oz, Follow the Lessons Along the Road”.
Colin Walsh won the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition with his “The Flare Carves Itself Through The Dark”. His short story “The best thing” was highly commended by the Bridgeport prize and was published in the latest anthology.
J. L. Morin’s “Nature’s Confession – Climate Change” is among the Book Excellence Award finalists and was listed a top 10 Best Science fiction book. “Nature’s Confession” was also chosen as The Best Climate & Environmental Fiction Book and got an honourable mention on Reader’s Favorite.
Lida Papasokrat published her story “St Roman the Melodist” in Offshoots 14: Writing from Geneva.
T. D. Arkenberg’s short story “Marguerite and the Grand Sablon” is a semi-finalist and “Parvis de Saint-Gilles” is among the finalists in the Faulkner-Wisdom Literary Competition.
Martin Jones’s “What women want” got a third prize in Story Comp and is now published in the Writer’s forum.
Patrick ten Brink’s short story “The take” got an honourable mention in Glimmer Train’s short story award for new writers. His short story “Amelia Borgiotti” is long-listed in the Hourglass short story competition.
Some of our more modest writers, Kevin Dwyer, Claire Davenport, Joachim Schloemer and Hamed Mobasser aka Punchdog Productions, received awards for their film scripts.
Congratulations to all!