Nelson's Eli Geddis won first prize for adult fiction in the 2013 Kootenay Literary Competition.

Nelson's Eli Geddis won first prize for adult fiction in the 2013 Kootenay Literary Competition.

Kootenay Literary Competition winners announced

All of the prize winning stories are printed in the Kootenay Literary Competition 2013 Anthology

The Kootenay Literary Competition announced its winners at a gala event Friday night in Nelson.

Two winners were selected in each of the five categories as follows:

 

Fiction

Eli Geddis, Nelson

Roz Nay, Nelson

 

Creative Non-Fiction

Leslie Davidson, Grand Forks

Graham Kenyon, Rossland

 

Poetry

Jordan Mounteer, Winlaw

Cheryl Thornton, Salmo

 

Youth Grades 7-9

Hannah Klemmensen, Rossland

Zoey Lowe, Golden

 

Youth Grades 10-12

James Havelock Tucker, Nelson

Emily Hoff, Ymir

 

All of the prize winning stories are printed in the Kootenay Literary Competition 2013 Anthology, called Refuge, available at Otter Books in Nelson.