This July 1st long weekend, @foundpress celebrated Canada’s birthday by asking our Twitter peeps: What’s your favourite Canadian-authored short story?
Everyone who tweeted us an answer got a chance to win a free copy of the upcoming Summer 2011 edition of Found Press Quarterly.
And here are your responses, in the order that they arrived:
@angie_abdou – “Miracle Mile”, from the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist Light Lifting (Biblioasis) by Alexander Macleod
@FadedPaper – “The Angel of the Tar Sands”, from The Angel of the Tar Sands (McLelland & Stewart) by Rudy Wiebe
@ferniebound – “The Painted Door”, by Sinclair Ross
@Lauren_Fulton – “Drowning” from I Still Don’t Even Know You (Turnstone) by Michelle Berry
@davideburga – “As Birds Bring Forth the Sun” from As Birds Bring forth the Sun (McLelland & Stewart) by Alistair MacLeod
@BrownleeMaureen – “Show Me Yours” from The Moon of Letting Go (Enfield & Wizenty) by Richard Van Camp
@treeleaning – “The Loons” from A Bird in the House (McLelland & Stewart) by Margaret Laurence
@jaduperreault – “A Bird in the House”, also from A Bird in the House (McLelland & Stewart) by Margaret Laurence
@michaelbryson – “Burn Man on Texas Porch” from 19 Knives (Anansi) by Mark Anthony Jarman
@danielperrysays – “The Flats Road” from The Lives of Girls and Women (Vintage) by Alice Munro
Now for the winner. Unfortunately, there can only be one. And to determine that one, we turn to our FP’s official ultra-sophisticated random number generator: my trusty Magic: The Gathering 20-sided die. Here we go!
And the winner is @ferniebound. Congratulations! We’ll be contacting you soon to get your details.
In the meantime, thank you so much to everyone for participating, and for giving the Twitterverse ten fantastic short reading recommendations from the Great White North!