Tuesday, December 2, 2008

And the winners are...

Here are the results of our first anniversary prize draw... but first, a little photographic evidence of fair play:
The Hat
The entries in the hat

Entries were then picked out at random... and the winners are:

  • Anne McDonnell, Nottingham, UK (Jhumpa Lahiri's Unaccustomed Earth)
  • Padraig Moran, Dublin, Ireland (Kuzhali Manickavel, Insects Are Just Like you And Me Except Some of Them Have Wings)
  • Dr Rohi Shetty, Pune, India (Fran Friel, Mama's Boy and Other Dark Tales)
  • Ruth Almon, Tel Aviv, Israel (Jay Mandal, A Different Kind of Love)
  • Jennifer Doyle, Galway, Ireland (James Burr, Ugly Stories for Beautiful People)
  • Alan Beard, Birmingham, UK (Gerard Donovan, Young Irelanders)
  • Evan Costigan, Co. Kildare, Ireland (Stinging Fly anthology, Let's Be Alone Together + bonus Stinging Fly anthology)
  • D MacNamee, Cork, Ireland (Philip Shirley, Oh Don't You Cry For Me)
  • Kaye Linden, Florida, US (Jennifer Pelland, Unwelcome Bodies)
Winners, your books will be with you in the next few weeks, please allow a little time, some of the books will be travelling quite a distance to get to you.

Thank you to all those of you who entered - if you didn't win a book this time, go and get hold of the ones you wanted anyway and make a short story author very happy!

PS: If you want to win more free books and you are resident in the UK, place an order for literary magazine Transmission and one lucky winner will receive a parcel full of books. Deadline Dec 14th 2008. More information here. Good luck.


Charles Lambert said...

Ah well, it's out with the credit card...

Ruth said...

I won! I won! Now I have to go check that lottery ticket!

Alan Beard said...

Great! never won anything before, look forward to receiving the book.

philip s said...

Tanya...thanks for all you do to promote short fiction. After your review my sales spiked a little on amazon.--Philip Shirley

Rohi Shetty said...

Hi Tanya,
Thanks a lot and sorry for the late reply.
i received the book and throughly enjoyed it.
much metta,