Last Year’s Contest Winners

Short Story

  1. Camembert in Camelot - Robin Hostetter
  2. Rywka's Story - April Grunspan
  3. Leaving Iowa - Silvia Foster-Frau
  4. Honorable Mention: Rex - Stewart Smith
  5. Honorable Mention: Tin Can - Jennifer Ravenscroft

Memoir

  1. Coffee Mugs and Falling Leaves - Christopher Knodel
  2. My "I-Just-Got-Laid-Off" Dress - Monica Berry
  3. A Night to Remember - Janet Alyn
  4. Honorable Mention: Daddy's Hands - Jean Jackson
  5. Honorable Mention: Other People's Carrots - Kenneth Bennight

Flash Fiction

  1. The Cataract and the Cockroach - Janet Alyn
  2. Mr. President - Michelle Hafernik
  3. Never Alone - Francis Hicks
  4. Honorable Mention: Slow Motion - Debs McCrary
  5. Honorable Mention: The Bard - Jason Chandler

Poetry

  1. Los Compadres - Sally Clark
  2. Barbara, Marian, and the Elder - Nick Sweet
  3. Historic District - David Roberts
  4. Honorable Mention: Pick One - Jean Jackson
  5. Honorable Mention: Waiting with Wellington in Phoenix Park, Dublin - Christopher Knodel

Novel First Chapter

  1. Glass Flowers - Erica Seiler
  2. Land of Lost Souls - Jody Hadlock
  3. Pass - Joni Koehler
  4. Honorable Mention: Running Water - Kristi Johnson
  5. Honorable Mention: The Rift - S.H. Kelly
  6. Honorable Mention: El Rincon - Stewart Smith