The 2013 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction winners hail from three continents and four countries, range in age from their early 20s to the late 80s and include a past winner of the US National Book Award, Gloria Whelan. The Tuscany Prize was created by Tuscany Press to find and promote great undiscovered works of Catholic fiction. Prizes are awarded for the best unpublished novel, young adult novel and short stories submitted over the past year.
Short Story Winners:
1st — “What World is This?” by Gloria Whelan
2nd — “Lily on the Bus” by Natalia Sarkissian
3rd — “The Edge of All Things” by Mary Finnegan
4th — “Children of Niobe” by Cynthia Millen
5th — “Ceremony of Innocence” by Dom Cioppa – See more at: tuscanypress.com
These prize winning works will be published by Tuscany Press in the coming year.