Philadelphia Writers’ Conference Annual Manuscript

2017 FICTION

1st Place

“Sam Kirby’s Axe,” Fred Wish

2nd Place

“Eight Down, Four to Go,” Loretta Wish

3rd Place
“Peeling Away the Layers,” Debra Bracey-Brown

Honorable Mention

“Happy Family Cookies (A Children’s Book),” Mary Mooney

 

2017 POETRY

1st Place

“Let Me,” Elizabeth Austin

2nd Place

“Concert at La Maison Francaise,” Katherine Hogan

3rd Place
“Dungeon Master,” Mary Mooney

Honorable Mention

“Her or Me,” Loretta Wish

 

2017 NONFICTION

1st Place

“Two Guitars,” Mike Cohen

2nd Place

“Wrapped in the Arms of the Earth,” Jane Butler

3rd Place

none

Philadelphia Writers’ Conference Words on the Wall Contest

 

2017 Words on the Wall Fiction

1st Place

A Proper Fit by Mike Cohen

2nd Place

Physics Lesson by Beth Moulton

3rd Place
Another Late Night by Mark Brzostowski

 

2017 Words on the Wall Poetry

1st Place
Ocean White Kiss Forever Today by Marlene DeVose

2nd Place

Shiner by Mike Cohen

3rd Place

summer like i love you by Marvin DeVose

 

2017 Words on the Wall All-Genre Prompt Contest

1st Place

Clear by Carol Clark

2nd Place

Family Reunion by Loretta Wish

3rd Place

The Tunnel by Carrie Radna

 

2017 Words on the Wall Nonfiction

1st Place

Thumbs Down by Beth Moulton

2nd Place

The Salt-and-Pepper Coat by Loretta Wish

3rd Place

Op-Ed on Post Election Poetry by Mike Cohen