EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS 2022 FINALISTS

We are happy to announce the finalists of Eyelands Book Awards 2022!

SHORT STORIES UNPUBLISHED

The House of Genyo and Other Stories – Terry Watada

Canada

There is a Heart in the Fridge for You – Raluca Comanelea 

USA

Everything Loved and Lost – Jeffrey Feingold 

USA

A Book of Goodbyes – Peter Hankins

United Kingdom

Stories, Mostly Short, Often Deadly – Townsend Walker

USA

SHORT STORIES PUBLISHED

12 Random Words / 12 Mots au Hasard – Fabiana Elisa Martínez

USA

Tales from an American Singer – J. J. Maze

USA

Music from a Strange Planet – Barbara Black

blu’s Muse – Craig (blu) Ritchie

Canada 

Stumbling Through Adulthood: Linked Stories – John Sheirer

USA

NOVEL UNPUBLISHED

My Summer With the Dictator – Cathy Adams

USA

Broken Kismet – Hardy Griffin

USA

The Zygan Emprise – Y S Pascal 

The Long & Winding Road – Randall Silvis

The Ministry of Time – Sylvia Bluck

United Kingdom

Ain’t No Jazz in Kansas City – Bruce Rodgers

USA

Life, And What’s Wrong With It – Tom G Reynolds

Canada

NOVEL PUBLISHED

Sticks and Stones: Three Murder Mysteries – Karen Keeley

Canada

Buttercups in the Basement – Jane Harvey

United Kingdom

No Milk Today – Liz Gwinnell

United Kingdom

From the village of Lucca – JP Roarke

Embers on the Wind – Lisa Williamson Rosenberg

USA

AMP’D – Ken Pisani

USA

HISTORICAL NOVEL / MEMOIR UNPUBLISHED

Nothing For Granted – Kasia Weber

United Kingdom

Things We Do for Love – Nannette Holliday

Australia

Mythology of a Teacher – Mary Wright

United Kingdom

A Girl Called Redemption – Sophie Neville

United Kingdom

The Merchant, the Janisary and the Corsair – Randall Moore 

USA

HISTORICAL NOVEL/MEMOIR PUBLISHED

Ninety-Nine Fire Hoops – Allison Hong Merrill

U.S.A. 

If God Will Spare My Life – Mike Lewis

United Kingdom

Ships in the Desert -Jeffrey Feingold

USA

Love Spell – Oma Stanescu

United Kingdom

Naked & Collecting Seashells – Lindy Hughes

Canada

CHILDREN’S BOOK PUBLISHED*

Icarus and Velvet – Kate Wiseman

United Kingdom

The Venetian Pearls – Karin Bachmann

Switzerland

Fluffy Happiness -Iryna Polishchuk

Ukraine

Katya’s Sunflowers – Julie Fox

The secret of Magic tree – Janine M. Perdue

United Kingdom

POETRY UNPUBLISHED

The Long Bleak Tone – Philip Wexler

USA

I Know Why the Heart Sings – Patience Chiyangwa

Obits, tales & accounts from WW1 – Joan Michelson 

Goat song – Dean Gessie

From an Indian Diary – Sreekanth Kopuri

India

Light and dust – Helen Voudouridou 

Greece

POETRY PUBLISHED

Blood Sugar, Sex, Magic – Sarah James

United Kingdom

The Fading Garden – Maria Papageorgiou-Foroudi

Australia

Washed Over…Or, Things Dedicated – Reinfred Dziedzorm Addo

USA

Portrait of a Woman Walking Home – Anne Casey

Australia

The Moral Judgement of Butterflies – k.eltinaé

Spain

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Congratulations to all finalists!

Final results to be announced on December 30, 2022

Judges: P.H.C. Marchesi (children’s books/graphic novels), Alicia Hokanson (poetry), Andriana Minou (short stories), Django Wylie (novels), Gregory Papadoyiannis (historical fiction/memoir)

* In the category of children’s books (unpublished), there were no books that, in our opinion, could participate in the finalists phase

** Along with the book’s title and the name of the author we also mention the place of residence where the authors provided us with this information

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Eyelands Book Awards 2018

 

ceb5ceb2ceb1-smaller-2018.jpgGrand prize (published books): Five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website.

Grand prize (unpublished books): Publication from Strange Days Books

Six more prizes one for each category of every section also win a a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards

Certification document for every prize.
Final results are to be announced on December 20th 2018.

The award will be given in a special ceremony in Athens
Award Ceremony: 5th of May, 2019
Place: Polis Art café, Athens, Greece

Judges: Andriana Minou (poetry), Gregory Papadoyiannis (novels, novellas), Antonis Tsirikoudis (short stories)

Entry fee: $30


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & DATES & DETAILS

Opening: Monday, July 2, 2018

Closing: Tuesday, October 20, 2018 at midnight PST.

Submit your book or manuscript online or via snail mail with a $30.00 entry fee

Eligible submissions include: poetry, novellas, short story collections, novels.

Multiple submissions allowed (with a separate fee for each submission).

Simultaneous submissions allowed, but please notify us if full manuscript is accepted elsewhere.

Finalists for every category to be announced on November, 20, 2018

Final results are to be announced on December, 20, 2018.

There are no restrictions regarding nationality

Participants must be 18 years old otherwise we need parents’ consent to accept the submission.

Manuscripts must be written in English.

There is no restriction about the form or style of writing. We prefer the pages to be numbered. Files should be uploaded as an MS Word document or PDF. Fill the entry form, copy and paste it in the body of your email.

Submit your manuscript to:

eyelandsmag@gmail.com  [or]  strangedaysbooks@gmail.com

or send your book by post to:

Chimarras 6, 74100, Rethymno, Crete, Greece
After the end of the contest all your books will find a place at the library of Three Rock Studio -A writer’s resort in south Crete

 


PRIZES & PUBLICITY

Section: Published books

Grand Prize: A five-day holiday in Athens plus a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards and publication (excerpts) online on our website. Eyelands cover all accommodation costs for the award winner. Air tickets not included. The author must agree to participate in the EBA ceremony (which will be held in Athens at the time of his/her holidays) and the related publicity (interviews e.t.c.).

There will be five finalists for each category.

Three more prizes one for each category also win a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards

Certification document for every prize.

Section: Unpublished books

Grand prize: Publication from Strange Days Books*. Released via amazon.com (international release) & from Strange Days Books

Three more prizes one for each category also win a a special handmade ceramic designed especially for Eyelands Book Awards

There will be five finalists for each category.

Certification document for every prize.

Registration will be confirmed via email. In December, all entrants will be notified of winners. Please fill in, copy and paste the entry form in the body of your email


ENTRY FORM & PAYMENT

Pay via paypal – See the banner on this website
Click the «buy now» button. Fill the description with: EBA
Entry fee is 30.00 $

*After the payment is complete, you can send the email with your manuscript as an attachment and the entry form completed, copied and pasted in the body of your email.  Payment via bank transfer is also available, contact us for details

*An email confirmation that your entry has been received will be sent within three/four days

* We do accept simultaneous submissions

* Every writer can submit more books with the payment fee of $30 for every one of them

* Name and address of the author are to be submitted in the body of the email

*There is no fee for the first prize winners of previous eyelands international short story contests

*Click here to download the entry form: ENTRY FORM_EBA

*All books must be published between September 20, 2016 and September 20, 2018.

ENTRY FORM (submit one entry form per book):

Book Title:

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Author:

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Category:

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Publisher: (for published books only)

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ISBN: (for published books only)

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Contact Information

Name:

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E-Mail:

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Phone:

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Address:

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AWARD CATEGORIES (select one per entry application):

The following are eligible:

1/Full-length books of fiction (novels or novellas)

2/ Collections of short stories by one author

3/Collected and selected poems by one author*                            

*any novel (up to 500 pages)  or book of poetry (up to 250 pages) written by a single author is eligible

EBA follows the CLMP Contest Code of Ethics.

If you have any questions, please contact us at
eyelandsmag@gmail.com  [or]  info@eyelands.gr   [or]  strangedaysbooks@gmail.com

 

*You can see the writer’s agreement on Strange Days page of this website


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