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 opens September 1, 2014, and 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.