Fall 2013 Story Contest Winners

Narrative congratulates the winners and finalists.



    KATHERINE VAZ   FIRST PLACE  ($2,500)
    Gone to Feed the Roses  (Essay)




    DOUG BENEROFE   SECOND PLACE  ($1,000)
    Elba in Brooklyn  (Story)




    ROBERT MCGUILL   THIRD PLACE  ($500)
    Fallen Angel  (Story)



TEN FINALISTS  ($100 each)

Lisa K. Buchanan   Letter to My Brother’s Other Sisters   (Essay)
Kimberly Cawthon   Huevos Rancheros   (Short Story)
Frederick Dillen   She Didn’t Care at All If She Died   (Novel Excerpt)
Julia Lichtblau   Petrouchka   (Short Story)
Laura Marello   The Lighthouse Murders   (Novel Excerpt)
Hannah Sarvasy   A Shriek Roused the Old Woman   (Graphic Story)
Jackie Thomas-Kennedy   American Option   (Memoir)
Hoai Tran   The End of the Road   (Essay)
Rachel Yoder   On Innocence   (Short Story)
Thomas Wisniewski   The Accompanist   (Short Story)


And Don’t Miss:

The $4,000 Narrative Prize for new and emerging writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. 2016 entry deadline: June 15.


The Spring 2016 Story Contest, with $5,000 in prizes. Open to all fiction and nonfiction writers. The contest runs from May 1 through July 31.
Please see the Guidelines.


The 8th Annual Poetry Contest, with $3,300 in prizes. Open to all poets. The contest runs from May 18 through July 20. Please see the Guidelines.