Our judges were pleased to carefully consider every novel manuscript submitted to The Great Novel Contest 2014. After careful deliberation, our ten finalists are:
Antitrust by Paul Curtin
The Wolf Behind My House by Leonard Dawson
Bedside by Melissa Crytzer Fry
You Don’t Know Me by Jessica Halliday
Paper Flowers by Catharine Leggett
What a Bag of Bones by Ben Orlando
The Promise of Water by A Crossley Spencer
The Hard Way by Tim Vargo
The Raven’s Daughter by Peggy Wheeler
Nisei by John White
These ten manuscript will now be forwarded to Terra Chalberg of Chalberg & Sussman, who will select the grand prize winner and the runner-up.
The winner will be offered his choice of a publishing contract or $1,000.
We are also pleased to honorably mention these novels, which received praise from our judges but were not selected as finalists:
A Transatlantic Affairby Frances Chadwick
The Burden of Wings by Joe Downing
The End of the Road by Nadine Feldman
The Fourteenth Protocol by Nathan Goodman
Thank you to all who submitted a manuscript to The Great Novel Contest 2014! Congratulations to the ten finalists!