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No. 28 from Anscoflex series by Paxton Maroney

We’re pleased to announce the winners of our contest. This year our judges included Pimone Triplett, Josip Novakovich, and Marcia Aldrich.

Each winner receives $1,000 and publication in our Spring issue. Our next contest will open May 1. Until then, we’re still accepting regular submissions. 

We’re pleased to announce the winners of our contest. This year our judges included Pimone Triplett, Josip Novakovich, and Marcia Aldrich.

Each winner receives $1,000 and publication in our Spring issue. Our next contest will open May 1. Until then, we’re still accepting regular submissions.  

Poetry Contest Winner, judged by Pimone Triplett. 

Winner
Jessica Guzman Alderman – “The Visible World”

Runner-Up
John Blair – “Blue”

Finalists
Kelly Grace Thomas – “Boat/Body”
Kelly Grace Thomas – “Life/Boat”
Kelly Grace Thomas – “Half-Masted”
Samuel Piccone – “Black Velvet”
Kelly Hoffer – “Gladiolus Stem”
Katie Schmid – “Apple Glory”
Forester McClatchey – “The Attractive Ostrich”
Johnson Cheu – “Wail”

Fiction Contest Winner, judged by Josip Novakovich

Winner
Rachel Toliver – “Legion”

Runner-Up
Bryna Cofrin-Shaw – “Errands”

Finalists
David Zoby – “Five-Bear Day”
Liz Howey – “The Boy”
Kathryn Takabvirwa – “Maria and the Other Man”

Nonfiction Contest Winner, judged by Marcia Aldrich.

Winner
Tara Deal – “Mirror Finish”

Runner-Up
Jane Marcellus – “Real Kid”

Finalists