Events - Writing Contest - Creative Works Writing Contest 2020 - Adjudicators

Carolyn J. Morris - Railfence Books

Carolyn J. Morris writes books enjoyed by all ages. Her books show respect for rural living, farm life and family values. Her series: Railfence Bunch, combines rhyme, rhythm and repetition.

Carolyn's country roots began on the family farm on the 10th line of the old Nottawasaga Township. Carolyn's passion fills her classroom, home, and church life.

Her storytelling in the classroom for over 30 years has extended to speaking engagements and workshops for all ages. Carolyn enjoys hiking and exploring antique shops across Ontario.

Contact Info

Beeton, ON L0G 1A0
Home: 905-729-4899


Judy Penz Sheluk

An Amazon International bestselling author, Judy Penz Sheluk writes two mystery series: the Glass Dolphin Mysteries and the Marketville Mysteries. Her short crime fiction appears in several collections, including two anthologies, which she also edited: The Best Laid Plans: 21 Stories of Mystery & Suspense and Heartbreaks & Half-truths: 22 Stories of Mystery & Suspense.
In addition to the South Simcoe Arts Council, Judy is a member of Sisters in Crime, International Thriller Writers, the Short Mystery Fiction Society, and Crime Writers of Canada, where she serves on the Board of Directors as Chair (June 2020 to May 2021).

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Alliston, ON L9R 1Y2


Maria Reva

Maria Reva is the author of the linked story collection Good Citizens Need Not Fear (Doubleday, Virago, and Knopf Canada New Face of Fiction, 2020). Her fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, McSweeney’s, Granta, The Journey Prize Stories, The Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere, and has won a National Magazine Award. She also works as an opera librettist.

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