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This is it, folks. Visit the Indie Writer’s Deathmatch Finals here.

Readers, writers, critics and literary snipers….Indie Writer’s Deathmatch 2013 is heading to a close, featuring “Cardigan Blues” by Nana K. Adjei-Brenyah and “The Offbeat” by Jeanie Keogh.

One of these writers will receive a consultation with literary agent Sam Hiyate, a meeting with revered indie publishers Coach House Books, and a meeting with author and Globe and Mail columnist Russell Smith. Go to our Deathmatch 2013 page, read the stories, vote, share your feelings in the comments, share the stories so your friends can vote, and determine the ULTIMATE WINNER.

Deathmatch Moderator

Hal Niedzviecki is the fiction editor and publisher of Broken Pencil Magazine. He is also the author of 8 books of fiction and nonfiction, most recently the collection of short stories Look Down, This is Where it Must Have Happened (City Lights, 2011).





Step One: Read the stories.
Step Two: Vote for your favourite. Repeatedly. You can vote once every hour.
Step Three: Sound off in the comments.
Step Four: Blog, tweet, tell all your friends – help your favourite author win!
Step Five: Repeat until an Ultimate Winner is declared and all others lie bleeding in the dust.

Previous Rounds: Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 | Round 6

Click here for Deathmatch rules and regulations and for links to all the people and presses that have generously donated awesome prizes for our winner and runners-up.

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