2015 Contest Winners

2015 SAWG ANNUAL CONTEST WINNERS

Memoir/Personal Essay

First Place - Monica Berry - "Push the Envelope

Second Place - Kae Carter - "A Relief and a Sadness

Third Place - Francis Hicks - "It Won't Be Today

Honorable Mention - David Plylar - "Airplane Karma

Honorable Mention - Debs McCrary - "Ten Seconds Encased in Ice

 

Flash Fiction

First Place - Hilary Davies Shelby - "Angel

Second Place - Christopher Knodel - "The Boxcar

Third Place - Ron Toms - "Home from College

Honorable Mention - Jerry Winkler - "The Big Bang Theory

Honorable Mention - Francis Hicks - "Chance Encounter

 

Novel - First Chapter

First Place - Jessica Barksdale - "The Burning Hour

Second Place - Amber Burke - "Elizabeth Bottom, Back from the Dead

Third Place - Kelly Schendel - "Wonder Why

Honorable Mention - Jen Knox - "We Arrive Uninvited

Honorable Mention - Barbara Lazar - "The Samurai's Daughter

 

Poetry

First Place - Frances Hicks - "Coalescence

Second Place - Barbara Lazar - "Atonement

Third Place - Kim Hershey - "Giant

Honorable Mention - Thomas Martin - "Close Not My Eyes

Honorable Mention - Colt Allen - "Chicken on a Leash

 

Short Story

First Place - Jean Jackson - "Claustrophobia

Second Place - Sarah Hogg - "The Exchange

Third Place - Russell Mangum - "White Shirts

Honorable Mention - Diane LaCombe - "The Kraliok Incident

Honorable Mention - Thomas McEachin - "Being Shirley Grackle