N30B Contest Winners—2012

Narrative congratulates the winners and finalists.

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



   FIRST PLACE   ($1,500)
   GEORGE DAVID CLARK   Python in a Grand Piano (poetry)




   SECOND PLACE   ($750)
   EMILIA PHILLIPS   Snake Woman (poetry)




   THIRD PLACE   ($300)
   SHUBHA SUNDER   The Western Tailor (short story)



TEN FINALISTS  ($100 each)

Jason Arment   My War (short story)
Melissa Barrett   Paraclete and The Great Die-Up (poetry)
Lauren Markham   Just a Cupfull (short story)
Rachel Morgenstern-Claren   Evening Gray, Morning Red (poetry)
Matthew Nienow   Self-Portrait with Hammer and Reprise (poetry)
William Shih   Heisenberg (short story)
Adam Soto   A Collective Approach (short story)
Marina Weiss   Mikveh (poetry)
Matthew Wimberley   Words for my Father from Salmon, Idaho (poetry)
Nicholas Wong   Sacrifice (photography)


And Don’t Miss:

The Fall 2014 Story Contest, with $5,000 in prizes. Open to fiction and nonfiction. Contest closes November 30, 2014, at midnight PST.

The N30B Contest, for writers and artists under 30, with $3,550 in prizes. Open to fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drawing, photography, audio, and film. Contest opens September 15, 2014, and closes November 15, 2014, at midnight PST.