The Fourth Annual Accenti Magazine Awards were held on April 24, 2009, at the 11th Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival. The 2009 Awards featured the winners of the fourth writing contest and of the second photo competition “Capture an Italian Moment.”
Accenti Photo Competition Winners
First Prize: Robert T. Norton (Toronto, ON)
Winning Photo: “Passeggiata”
Second Prize: Monica Lisi Lacey (Charlottetown, PEI)
Winning Photo: “Afternoon In Volterra”
Third Prize: Paul French (Toronto, ON)
Winning Photo: “Bella Donna”
The judges were GisŹle Amantea and Anna Carlevaris.
Accenti Writing Contest Winners
First Prize: Ivano Stocco (Valencia, Spain)
Winning Story: “Lost Worlds”
Second Prize: Terri Favro (Toronto, ON)
Winning Story: “The Three Sisters of Piacenza”
Third Prize: Angela Long (Masset, BC)
Winning Story: “This is Sunday Lunch”
The judges were Caterina Edwards, Angela Leuck and Franco Ricci.
The other winning stories and photos will be published in forthcoming issues of Accenti Magazine and Accenti Online. For information on the next writing contest and photo competition, go to www.accenti.ca. Join us next year for the Fifth Annual Accenti Magazine Awards to be held on Friday, April 23, 2010. Details forthcoming.
First published in Accenti Magazine, Issue 16.