A short story about love and ambition. 'Hold On' won first prize in the Federation of BC Writers Literary Writes competition.
A short story about leaving things behind. Vancouver International Writer’s Festival Short Story Competition First Prize
A short story about friendship. Received an Honourable Mention in 'The Fiddlehead' magazine's Short story contest. "....(Linares del Arroyo) is a story prepared to take risks. When they pay off the reader is rewarded with a sensual and evocative meditation on youth and the passage of time." Gerard Beirne, author of 'Eskimo in the net'
A short story about mercy.
Won third prize in the Sheldon Currie Short Story Competition.