The 2012 Royal Ascot is Complete
Please look for the 2013 Royal Ascot early next year.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

And the Winner Is....

The Beau Monde is pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 Royal Ascot Contest. First Place goes to:

Terri Gibson for Violet Camberwell*

The Royal Ascot was a highly competitive contest this year. In the end, our finalists received 12 requests for more material made, 8 fulls and 4 partials. All of our final round judges noted the quality of this year's entries.

Warm congratulations and best wishes to Terri and to the rest of this year’s finalists:

Eileen Emerson, Embracing an Unloved Earl*
Anna Genest, The Duchess and Mr. Smith
Sandra Owens, The Letter*
Joanna Shupe, Drawn to the Earl*
and Amy Villalba, To Pluck a Rose*

The Royal Ascot chairs, Sarah Tormey and Wendy La Capra, would like to thank you to our entrants, our first round judges, and our final round judges:

Stephany Evans, Fine Print Literary
Louise Fury, L Perkins Agency
Pam Hopkins, Hopkins Literary Associates
Lauren Plude, Hachette Book Group
Angela Polidoro, Random House
Deb Werksman, Sourcebooks
*indicates multiple requests