This feat represents the first and only shared prize of publication for the 3-Day Novel Contest. One, a nightmarish vision of a land in decline, the other, a finely crafted tale of family history and the effects of the past on the present, rich in mood and evocative in its language.
Joint winners of the 1993 3-Day Novel-Writing Contest
Steve Lundin grew up playing goal in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is the author of two short story collections, 'A Ruin of Feathers and Revolvo and other Canadian Tales', and the novel 'This River Awakens', and is a past winner of the Three-Day Novel Contest ( 'Stolen Voices', Anvil Press). After a brief stint in England, where he earned international acclaim for his 'Malazan Book of the Fallen' series under the name Steven Erikson, he returned to his hometown with his wife and son to launch the novel 'When She's Gone'. They now reside in Victoria, BC.
Mitchell Parry's poetry has appeared in 'Grain', 'Event', 'Pottersfield Portfolio', and 'The Malahat Review'. In 2002, he won first prize in 'The Antigonish Review ''s Great Blue Heron poetry contest. He lives on Pender Island, BC, and teaches film studies at the University of Victoria. Publications include: 'Tacoma Narrows' (Goose Lane Editions, 2006) and 'Vacant Rooms', a novella (Anvil Press, 1994).