Holy Cow Press of Duluth has announced six finalists in its first "First Fiction" competition. They are:
* Donna Trump of Minneapolis
* Matthew Fletcher of East Lansing, Mich.
*Joseph Rein of River Falls, Wis.
*Miriam Karmel of Minneapolis
*Stephen Rosen of Cloquet, MInn.
*Eugenie de Rosier of St. Paul.
The winner, to be selected by writer Linda LeGarde Grover, will be announced later this month. The winner will receive $5,000 and a publishing contract from Holy Cow.
The competition was open to writers in the Upper Midwest and it drew 65 entries.It is sponsored by the Lindquist & Vennum Foundation, the same foundation that sponsors Milkweed Edition's annual poetry competition.