30 Below Contest Winners—2016

Narrative congratulates the winners and finalists.

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



    WILLIAM BREWER   FIRST PLACE  
    Reunion and Other Poems




    JAVIER ZAMORA   SECOND PLACE  
    Sonoran Song and Other Poems




    MONICA SOK   THIRD PLACE 
    Lancaster General Hospital and Other Poems



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   You Are Merely Part of This  (story)
Long Tran   Whitewashed  (video)



And Don’t Miss:

The Spring 2017 Story Contest, with $5,000 in prizes. Open to fiction and nonfiction. Contest opens May 1, 2017. Entry deadline is July 31.
Please see the Guidelines.


The Ninth Annual Poetry Contest, with $3,300 in prizes. Contest opens May 16. Entry Deadline is July 16. Please see the Guidelines.