Announcing the longlist for the 12th Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest, in alphabetical order:
Michael Anstead, Vancouver, BC, "All The Right Information"
James Avramenko, Calgary, AB, "Lady Cariboo"
Gillian Blore, Vancouver, BC, "The Wisest Thing I've Ever Heard"
Chloe Cole, Broolyn, NY, "Knuckle and Nail"
Nigel Elliott, Vancouver, BC, "Better Things To Do"
Johnathan Frank, Philadelphia, PA, "Fright"
Cathy MacLean, Gibsons, BC, "Non-Violent Communication"
Damhnait Monaghan, Ringwood, Hampshire, UK, "Sligo Beach"
Kerry Rawlinson, Peachland, BC, "Heaven at Last"
Cara Schacter, Toronto, ON, "Hummus"
Brooklyn Scott, Boissevain, MB, "I Shit You Not"
Philip Smith, Toronto, ON, "End of Message"
The winners will be revealed in our upcoming summer issue, Geist 101, on newsstands in July. Sign up for the Geist Newsletter to receive updates on our next great writing competition: the Geist Can't Lit Without It CanLit Short Story Contest (deadline: August 1, 2016).