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Read the stories that made the 2017 CBC Short Story Prize shortlist

Read the five stories that are vying for $6,000 and a 10-day writing residency. The winner will be announced on April 19 and will be published in Air Canada enRoute magazine.
The shortlisted writers for the CBC Short Story Prize, from left to right: Meg Todd, Krzysztof Pelc, Kasia Juno, Jasmina Odor and Alix Hawley.

Five authors made the 2017 CBC Short Story Prize shortlist.

The finalists were:

The shortlist was selected by this year's jury, comprised of Jen Sookfong Lee, Shyam Selvadurai and Marina Endicott.

Each of the finalists received $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and had their story published on CBC Books.

Alix Hawley was named the winner of the 2017 CBC Short Story Prize for "Witching."

She received $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and her story waspublished in Air Canada enRoute magazine 

You can learn more about the French finalists at Prix de la nouvelle Radio-Canada.

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