Marjorie Stewart’s Non-Fiction...

Mar 8, 2017 by

  Stink: A Love Story     She swallowed the spider to catch the fly…   I like to be on the cutting edge of...

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Cheryl Lynn Smart’s Non-Fictio...

Jan 9, 2017 by

Vague Castles   From the pulpit we were told, “A dancing foot and a praying knee don’t belong on the same leg.” We grew older....

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Nonfiction Finalist Minna Dubi...

Aug 30, 2016 by

You & Me: The Prologue Age 3 – When we are the same You You run down the big stairs to find your father in his basement workshop,...

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Nonfiction Finalist Sonja Boon

Aug 13, 2016 by

  French Kiss   “He kisses like a garbage can.” That was Pauline’s assessment when I told her about a man I’ll call...

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Nonfiction Finalist Ellen Good...

Jul 18, 2016 by

Stealing the Story Back   “Are you sure you don’t need more time to think about this?” asked my friend while I studied the...

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Melanie Malinowski for Nonfict...

Jun 27, 2016 by

 Arena Rock   By now, I’m crying. We are somewhere near the North Carolina border in psychedelic snow blurs, traversing an icy...

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Emma Carlson’s Embedded in a P...

May 2, 2016 by

Personal Essay   My Parent’s Wedding Someone painted the scene with watercolors before the people sat down in it. A residue of...

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Lucie Bonvalet’s Ghost D...

Feb 12, 2016 by

Haunted Valentine:     “Touch,” he said. “It’s very soft.” It was, indeed, unnaturally soft. Like something containing...

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Tracey McGillivray’s Bri...

Dec 18, 2015 by

Personal Essay:   I drive past a low, green-glass building on Sheppard Avenue and my teenaged son swivels in his seat to stare...

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Kera Yonker’s Sharks and Starf...

Nov 4, 2015 by

Personal Essay:   Once, you rarely left the house without make-up in case you met your soul mate while you ran to the drugstore...

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