Official List of Our 2016 Summer Contest Winners!

We are proud to announce the winners of our 2016 Summer Contest!

Poetry, judged by Ocean Vuong
1st Place: “McDonalds” by Anders Carlson-Wee
2nd Place: “Threnody” by Elisabeth Murawski
3rd Place: “Epilogue: Lend Me Your Teeth” by Alabama Stone

Non-Fiction, judged by Debra Monroe
1st Place: “Ghosted Image of a Naked Girl” by Anne Riesenberg
2nd Place: “We Will Be Bridges, We Will Be Dead-End Streets” by Naomi Washer
3rd Place: “50 Lire” by Sara Marinelli

Fiction, judged by Jensen Beach
1st Place: “Thomas: A Midwestern Gothic” by Alec Osthoff
2nd Place: “Quartzsite” by Debbie Vance
3rd Place: “Girls Needed $200/HR Weekends and Nights” by Cady Vishniac

Huge thanks to everyone who submitted this year and trusting us with your hard work! Hope you’ll submit again in 2017!