30 Below Contest Winners—2016

Narrative congratulates the winners and finalists.

(All entrants in the contest were between the ages of eighteen and thirty.)


FIRST PLACE


SECOND PLACE


THIRD PLACE


FINALISTS

Jenessa Abrams
Explain It to Me  (story)

Ebony Chinn
Tradition (poetry)

Thomas Evans
A Lapdog and a Butterfly  (novel excerpt)

L. A. Johnson
Silvering (poetry)

E. K. Ota
Cold  (story)

Meghann Plunkett
Gaslight (poetry)

Michael Sears

Long Tran
Whitewashed  (video)


And Don’t Miss:

The Spring 2018 Story Contest, with $5,000 in prizes. Open to fiction and nonfiction. Contest opens May 1 and closes July 31. Please see the Guidelines.


The Tenth Annual Poetry Contest, with $3,300 in prizes. Open to all poets. Contest opens May 15 and closes July 15. Please see the Guidelines.