30 Below Contest Winners—2021


Narrative congratulates the winners and finalists.

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


WINNER

SARAH BALAKRISHNAN
Trump vs. Superman, a story


RUNNER-UP

MARISSA DAVIS
Two Poems


FINALISTS

Kaitlin Airy
Two Poems

David Astrofsky
Franca, a short short story

Loisa Fenichell
The store in which I am turned to a widow, a poem

Megan Kim
I Search for Koreatown, a poem

Julia McDaniel
Two Poems

Caragh Medlicott
Performance Anxiety, a story

Daniel Pope
Good Neighbors, a story

Tatiana Schlote-Bonne
Suspicious Minds, a memoir

Oswaldo Vargas
Two Poems

Jemimah Wei
Paper Pledges, a story



And Don’t Miss:

The Winter 2022 Story Contest, with $5,000 in prizes.
Entry deadline: March 31.