Story #5 from my linked collection is a finalist in the International Literary Seminars fiction contest (in the top ten). The setting is in Halifax.
Story #4, “The Other Side of the Map,” set in a northern wilderness settlement, received an honourable mention in the Dave Williamson National Short Story Contest. You can read the story in Beyond Boundaries.
Story #2, “Parcels Larger than Moments,” forthcoming in The Antigonish Review, is set in Nova Scotia.
Story #1, “Sidereal Time,” set in Vienna, previously won second place in the Sheldon Currie fiction contest and was published in The Antigonish Review.
Story #3, “Stern Paddler,” was previously published in Prairie Fire, in a special issue about the Boreal forest and is set in the Canadian north.