CHIRAL MAD shortlisted for Hoffer Book Award

CHIRAL MAD, short listed for the 2013 Eric Hoffer Award for Books.

CHIRAL MAD, short listed for the 2013 Eric Hoffer Award for Books.

CHIRAL MAD, including my short story “Mirror Moments”, has been shortlisted for the Eric Hoffer Award for Books, which was established in 2001 to promote writing of “significant merit”. Eric Hoffer (July 25, 1902 – May 21, 1983) wrote THE TRUE BELIEVER (1951) and won the Presidential Medal of Freedom just before his death in 1983.

The Eric Hoffer Award for Books includes all genres, both fiction and non-fiction. Last year’s winner of the grand prize was TOO SHY FOR SHOW-AND-TELL (Picture Window Books) by Beth Bracken and illustrated by Jennifer Bell.

Edited by Michael Bailey with a foreword by Tom MonteleoneCHIRAL MAD features the following short stories:

Published by Written Backwards, CHIRAL MAD is a charity anthology that has raised thousands of dollars for the Down Syndrome Information Alliance.

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2 Responses to “CHIRAL MAD shortlisted for Hoffer Book Award”

  1. Great to hear – keep it up!

  2. Patrick O'Neill Says:

    That is amazing! Good work!

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