Another year and another set of difficult-to-impossible choices for our contest committee.  Congratulations to our 2019 winners and thanks to all the folks who submitted an entry!

 

ANNUAL MANUSCRIPT CONTEST

 

POETRY

1st Place – “Apology” by Connie Swartzman

2nd Place – “Dance” by Steve Delia

3rd Place – “A Response to Janice Joplin’s Take a Little Piece of My Heart” by Beth Moulton

Honorable Mention – “The Latter Day Public Restroom” by Mike Cohen

 

FICTION

1st Place – “Biloxi” by Jason Mangano

2nd Place – “Uther” by Francine Roche Kay

 

NONFICTION

1st Place – “You Don’t Have to Thank Me for My Service” by Ed Kratz

2nd Place – “Appalachian Heritage Identity Crisis” by Jennifer Elam

3rd Place – “Even If Your Heart Would Listen” by Elise Schiller

Honorable Mention – “Born with a Broken Heart” by Beth Moutlon

 

WORDS ON THE WALL CONTEST

 

FICTION

1st Place  – “Visitor” by Fergal O’Donnell

2nd Place – “American Pie” by Beth Moulton

3rd Place – “Head Case” by Mike Cohen

 

NONFICTION

1st Place – “Lucy” by Beth Moulton

2nd Place – “Awakening” by Gloria Matusick

 

POETRY

1st Place – “The Woman Talking to Herself” by Steve Delia

2nd Place – “Mrs. Claus” by Beth Moulton

3rd Place – “How They Keep Us Safe” by Sarah Paulos

 

ALL GENRE PROMPT CONTEST

1st Place – “Yet Another Day” by Rachel Rhee

2nd Place – “Veronica Told Me to Call Her Mother” by Melody Noble

3rd Place – End of Summer” by Steve Delia