2020 Short Story WINNERS


Congratulations to all our winners.

See the announcements on video here:

ADULT CATEGORY WINNER
Tanya Ambrose
Second Chances
“a languid story full of small comforts and the warmth of a later-life connection”
ADULT CATEGORY RUNNER UP
Kate O’Gorman
Dressing on the Side
“An investigation of grief and the sometimes surprising ways in which it manifests itself”
ADULT CATEGORY 3RD PLACE
Alison Stevenson
Foraging
“the sense of place is expertly observed, sometimes echoing the protagonists state of mind”
YOUTH WINNER:
Doris Hua
When the World Breathes Again
“A achingly beautiful story of loss and love”
YOUTH RUNNER UP
Naomi Marko
The Dictionary of Maya Rivas
“a realistic portrayal of dashed hopes and broken dreams”
3RD PLACE WINNER
Sharon Sun
The Magnolia Field
“Explores what it means to be home”