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Shortlist for ‘Seizure’ Viva La Novella competition announced

Literary journal Seizure has announced the shortlist for this year’s Viva La Novella competition.

The six shortlisted authors are:

  • Mark Brandi
  • Christy Collins
  • Nick Gadd
  • Jane Rawson
  • Libby Sommer
  • Marlee Jane Ward.


This year, three authors will be chosen to have their 20,000-50,000 word novella published in print and digital formats in May. The winners will also receive $1000 each.

As previously reported by Books+Publishing, the three editors chosen to edit a novella each are Marisa Wikramanayake, Nicola Redhouse and Zoya Patel.

The Viva La Novella project launched in 2013 with the publication of Midnight Blue and Endlessly Tall by Jane Jervis-Read. In 2014 four novellas were published. For more information about the project, visit the Seizure website here.



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