Wordstock is pleased to announce the winners of the 2nd Wordstock Short Fiction Competition. The final judge for this year’s competition was Ursula K. Le Guin.
“Calendar Girl Arrested, Freed”
by Kurt Rheinheimer of Roanoke, Virginia
by Brendan Kerr of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
by Gregory Loselle
“Zagharoot” by Linda Barnhart of Charming Forge, Pennsylvania
“Looks Like Newsprint” by Danya Bush of Park City, Utah
“My Father Moves Through Time Like a Dirigible” by Gregg Cusick of Durham, North Carolina
“You Must Remember This” by Norton Girault of Norfolk, Virginia
“Voices of the Doomed” by James Gish, Jr.
“The Albatross” by Jendi Reiter of Northampton, Massachusetts
“The Way Home” by Lones Seiber of Morristown, Tennessee
Mr. Rheinheimer’s story a first prize of $1,000 and publication in the December 2008 issue of Portland Monthly magazine. All 10 finalists’ stories have been published in the Wordstock Ten, an anthology that will is available at Portland-area bookstores and online through the website of the anthology’s publisher, William, James & Co. Every writer who enters the competition will receive a copy of the anthology.
Congratulations to the winners!