Qualicum Beach resident Judy Mayhem received an honourable mention for Arden and the Animals at the 2016 Islands Short Fiction Contest in the adult category.
The awards were presented at the Nanaimo Harbourfront branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library.
The contest is jointly sponsored by the Nanaimo Arts Council, the Vancouver Island Regional Library and the Vancouver Island University department of creative writing and journalism.
This year there were more than 110 entries.
— submitted by ISFC