CVC5 Launches & Readings at Windup Bird Café


An evening of launches and readings with
8 exceptional writers as we celebrate the
Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction Awards
and the CVC Anthology Book 5

American author, artist, and philanthropist Gloria Vanderbilt sponsors
Exile’s short fiction competition and again has awarded $15,000!

Lisa Foad (2015 Emerging winner, best story – $10,000)
Nicholas Ruddock (2015 Any Career Point winner, best story – $5,000)
Hugh Graham (A voice on the dark road to epiphany)
Linda Rogers (Author, wordsmith and creator)
Bruce Meyer (Inaugural poet laureate for Barrie, Ontario)
Veronica Gaylie (Unique story-telling in Glaswegian English)
Leon Rooke (An inimitable gem among writers)
Maggie Dwyer (Emerging short story writer)

Monday, June 22,  Windup Bird Café
382 College Street at Borden (info: [email protected])
6:00 – 7:30 food & drinks at the bar
Readings 7:30 – 9:30 – Free Admission
Along with CVC Anthology Book 5, we also launch three new books:
Last Words by Hugh Graham (he won last year’s competition),
Sword Dance by Veronica Gaylie, and Linda Rogers’s Tempo Rubato.

Books realized by way of the competition and available for sale:
CVC Short Fiction Anthologies, Books One–Five
Hugh Graham’s Last Words
Veronica Gaylies’s Sword Dance
Leon Rooke’s Wide World In Celebration and Sorrow
Austin Clarke’s They Never Told Me
Christine Miscione’s Auxiliary Skins
Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s This Strange Way of Dying
Matthew R. Loneys’s That Savage Water
George McWhirter’s The Gift of Women
Many issues of ELQ/Exile Quarterly, including our 150th issue!

Also, Linda Rogers Tempo Rubato (with Ekstasis Editions)


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June 22 Invite


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