With three judges, the highest score a manuscript could have gotten was 3 if each judge put it first on their list. The lowest score a manuscript could have gotten was 36. (Yes, we realize that there were 7 Quarter-Finalists, but one of them withdrew their submission as they signed a publishing contract elsewhere. Congrats, Wes Lee!)
Fountain of Youth, by Nada Faris
My Graveyard Shift, by Dylan Debelis
Congratulations, Nada Faris and Dylan Debelis! We are offering you a publishing contract! Keep an eye on your email for details.
The Grand Finalist of the 2016 Vine Leaves Vignette Collection Award is ...
Not A Place on Any Map
Alexis, you are the winner of the $650 AUD cash prize + Publication by Vine Leaves Press
+ 20 author copies!
(we'll be in touch soon)
Have a great week, all!
Note: Every finalist will receive brief feedback on their manuscript. It will be sent as soon as humanly possible. Thank you for your patience.