Issue 77 Contest Winners — ENCOUNTER & WONDER

Announcing the winners of our 2020 Contests in Flash Prose, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Fiction

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We’re thrilled to announce the winners and runners-up of our nonfiction, flash, poetry, and fiction contests. The winners each receive a $1,000 prize, and each judge is compensated $400 for their time and effort. Congratulations to the winners and runners-up, and thank you to our judges and all those who submitted to this year’s contests!

For the WONDER contest,

In POETRY, judged by Aimee Nezhukumatathil, the winning poem is

“awaiting the evolution of a body melted to silver”
by Hannah V. Warren

and the runner-up is

“triracial triptych”
by Emily Dial

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In FICTION, judged by Rebecca Makkai, the winning story is

“Scheherazade and Radio Station 97.2 FM”
by Omer Friedlander

and the runner-up is

“Alice in Wonderland Syndrome”
by Jaime Campbell

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For the ENCOUNTER contest,

In NONFICTION, judged by Rae Paris,

The winner is

“Anatomy of a Girl-Poet”
by Sofia Sears

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In FLASH PROSE, judged by Lucy Corin,

The winner is

“River Rats”
by Matthew Dougherty

and the runner-up is

“The Statue”
by Rose Lambert-Sluder


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