The Eludia Award Semi-finalists, Finalists and Winner

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Submissions for the 2022 Eludia Award will be accepted through March 15, 2022 (That is EST).  Guidelines for our Eludia Award can be found here.

ELUDIA AWARD 2021

We’re very pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Eludia Award as Carol Roh Spaulding of Granger, Iowa for her novel, Helen Button. The award carries a prize of $1,000 and publication with Sowilo Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing.

We are gratified for all the wonderful work that has been shared with us, and wish to thank all the writers who have entrusted their manuscripts to us.  Please make sure you follow our blog so that you will receive the announcement regarding the Eludia Award, its winners and the titles in our Eludia Award series.

The entire list of semi-finalists, finalists and the winner of this year’s award can be found here:

Semi-Finalists
Alavi, Karima, Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA, In the Shadow of the Tombs
Asendorf, Aracelis, Tampa, Florida, USA, The Last Lock
Bator, Catherine, San Francisco, California, USA, All the Great Eliots
Benesh, Julia, Chicago, Illinois, USA Flyover Girls
Bluck, Sylvia, Brighton, East Sussex, UK, The Hellingly Papers
Bonazzoli, Laura, Rockport, Maine, USA, This Bright Limit
Burke, Amber, Taos, New Mexico, USA, Hopers and No-Hopers
Coggeshall, Ellen, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA, The Rabies Tree
Coggeshall, Ellen, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA, Visit of the Gods
Davis, Elinor, Oakland, California, USA, The Cambium Layer: Stories
Day, Judith, Monte Rio, California, USA, Sit Beside Me and Other Stories
Downey, MJ, Alplaus, New York, USA, Summer School
Eggert, Rose, Dedham, Maine, USA, The Loss of Heaven
Finn, Charlene, Seattle, Washington, USA, The Goode Sisters
Folsom, Linda, North Hollywood, California, USA, Away With Words
Gates, Roberta, Riverside, Illinois, USA, Number 12 rue Sainte-Catherine and Other Stories
Gray, Katrine, El Sobrante, California, USA, Crescent Lane
Gurfield, Joan, Santa Monica, California, USA, The Resistance, Stories of WWII
Kaplan, Denise, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, Short Stories: Some True Some Not So True
Kates, Karen, Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA, Another Fall
Keller, reBecca, Oak Park, Illinois, USA, What the Body Remembers
Main, Pamela, Bluffton, South Carolina, USA, The Dictator’s Body
Marino, Karra, Houston, Texas, USA, The Guilty Party
Mayberry, Lacy Arnett, Marana Arizona, USA, A Thousand Distant Cousins
McLaughlin, Mundy, Roseneath, Ontario, Canada, Blue Life
Moriarty, Marilyn, Roanoke, Virginia, USA, Bent Necessity
Nelson, Nancy, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 458 Morton Avenue
Neville, Sophie, Lymington, Hampshire, UK, The Girl Who Escaped from Zanzibar
Ruby, Michele, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, Tall Oaks
Schmidt, Jan, New York City, New York, USA, Everything I Need to Know
Seigel, Jessie, Washington, D.C., USA, The American Way
Spaulding, Carol Roh, Granger, Iowa, USA, Helen Button
Tilden-Lie, Judith, Watchung, New Jersey, USA, The Winds of Change
Warnecke, Jenna-Marie, New York City, New York, USA, A Wondrous Echo

Finalists
Alavi, Karima, Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA, In the Shadow of the Tombs
Asendorf, Aracelis, Tampa, Florida, USA, The Last Lock
Benesh, Julia, Chicago, Illinois, USA Flyover Girls
Bluck, Sylvia, Brighton, East Sussex, UK, The Hellingly Papers
Davis, Elinor, Oakland, California, USA, The Cambium Layer: Stories
Gray, Katrine, El Sobrante, California, USA, Crescent Lane
Kaplan, Denise, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, Short Stories: Some True Some Not So True
Keller, reBecca, Oak Park, Illinois, USA, What the Body Remembers
Main, Pamela, Bluffton, South Carolina, USA, The Dictator’s Body.
McLaughlin, Mundy, Roseneath, Ontario, Canada, Blue Life
Moriarty, Marilyn, Roanoke, Virginia, USA, Bent Necessity
Spaulding, Carol Roh, Granger, Iowa, USA, Helen Button
Tilden-Lie, Judith, Watchung, New Jersey, USA, The Winds of Change 16th C
Warnecke, Jenna-Marie, New York City, New York, USA, A Wondrous Echo

Winner

Spaulding, Carol Roh, Granger, Iowa, USA, Helen Button

PREVIOUS YEARS WINNERS:

ELUDIA AWARD 2020

Semi-finalists

Abelta, Dawn, Atlanta, Georgia, Take Away

Allen, Nancy, Dallas, Texas, A Method of Reaching High Altitudes

Arama, Roxana, Seattle, Washington, Extreme Vetting

Barr, Lois, Riverwoods, Illinois, The Golden Piano

Becker, Leslee, Fort Collins, Colorado, Cold River City

Benesh, Julie, Chicago, Illinois, Habits of Happiness and Other Compulsions

Bradley, Kim, Saint Augustine, Florida, Spillway

Brozewicz, Rita, Leechburg, Pennsylvania, Dark Bittersweet Morsels

Burns, Tuesday, Lake Forest Park, Washington, Well Intended

Carlin, Leslie, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, The Richley Chronicles

Carpenter, Charlene, Peoria, Arizonia, The Composer

Cilento, Cara, Cedar Grove, New Jersey, Many Roads to Rome/Roam

Cobb, Sherry, Union, Maine, Blameless

Comeau, Jennifer, Kennebunkport, Maine, A Moon in All Things

Dancoff, Judith, Los Angeles, California, The Calamity of Desire and Other Stories

Danderson, Sandra, Addy, Washington, The Hybrid Project

Fayeth, Karen, Kensington, California, A Delicate Pain

Friedman, Marcie, Evanston, Illinois, Residential Units

Gates, Roberta, Riverside, Illinois, At a Loss: Stories

Gordon, Donna, Cambridge, Massachusetts, What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me

Hogg, Amy, Berea, Kentucky, The Gift of Seeing

Horner, Kim, Richardson, Texas, -30-

Kahn, Lydia, Northampton, Massachusetts, The Sweetness of the Vine

Kennis, Lois, Ames, Iowa, Rise on Eagle’s Wings

Kirby, Margaret Farrell, Silver Spring, Maryland, Becoming Nora

Kirschner, Elizabeth, Kittery Point, Maine, Why is the Color of Snow

Lehman, Sara, Yonkers, New York, Socorro

Locke, Tracey, Wilsonville, Oregon, The Brown Eye

Lolis, Susan Isaak, Macon, Georgia, The Bootlegger’s Husband

Mairs, Rosemary, Ballyclare, County Antrim, UK, A Recycled Marriage

Marcotte, Christine, Deer River, Minnesota, What Amelia Knows

McGuire, Heather, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Her Father’s Daughter

Mathews, Judy, Rossford, Ohio, Storm Systems

McNeill, Bridget, Park Ridge, Illinois, Disney Hour at the Hunts: Family Stories

Ní Aódagaín, H., Murphy, Oregon, If Not for the Silence

O’Connor, Mary Beth, Brooktondale, New York,  Make Something Beautiful from This

Ogawa, Margaret, Mercer Island, Washington, Sleeping on the Wet Spot

Plank, Ronit Feinglass, Seattle, Washington, Home is a Made-Up Place

Porter, Marianne, Truckee, California, When the Clock Strikes Five

Q., Colleen, Holmedel, New Jersey, Those Moments of Connection

Sanders, Judith, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Journey to the Interior

Seigel, Jessie, Washington, D.C., Tinker’s Damn

Stevens, Lyn, Bronx, New York City, New York, Gorilla Mother

Studer, Constance, Louisville, Colorado, Queen of the Sugarhouse

Sullivan, Jarmila, Naples, Florida, The Lone Sparrow

Tomkins, Deborah, Bristol, England, Wild

Wall, Emily, Douglas, Alaska, Pippa & the Gay Penguin Tattoo

White, S.E., Michigan City, Indiana, Blood Love

Winnich, Pamela, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Betrayed

Zimlich, Rhonda, Bethesda, Maryland, Renaming Panic

Finalists

Barr, Lois, Riverwoods, Illinois, The Golden Piano

Benesh, Julie, Chicago, Illinois, Habits of Happiness and Other Compulsions

Bradley, Kim, Saint Augustine, Florida, Spillway

Brozewicz, Rita, Leechburg, Pennsylvania, Dark Bittersweet Morsels

Burns, Tuesday, Lake Forest Park, Washington, Well Intended

Carlin, Leslie, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, The Richley Chronicles

Cobb, Sherry, Union, Maine, Blameless

Dancoff, Judith, Los Angeles, California, The Calamity of Desire and Other Stories

Danderson, Sandra, Addy, Washington, The Hybrid Project

Gordon, Donna, Cambridge, Massachusetts, What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me

Lehman, Sara, Yonkers, New York, Socorro

Locke, Tracey, Wilsonville, Oregon, The Brown Eye

Mairs, Rosemary, Ballyclare, County Antrim, UK, A Recycled Marriage

Mathews, Judy, Rossford, Ohio, Storm Systems

Ní Aódagaín, H., Murphy, Oregon, If Not for the Silence

Plank, Ronit Feinglass, Seattle, Washington, Home is a Made-Up Place

Q., Colleen, Holmedel, New Jersey, Those Moments of Connection

Stevens, Lyn, Bronx, New York City, New York, Gorilla Mother

Sullivan, Jarmila, Naples, Florida, The Lone Sparrow

Wall, Emily, Douglas, Alaska, Pippa & the Gay Penguin Tattoo

White, S.E., Michigan City, Indiana, Blood Love

Winner

Plank, Ronit Feinglass, Seattle, Washington, Home is a Made-Up Place

ELUDIA AWARD 2019 

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of the 2019 Eludia Award as Elise Atchison of Livingston, Montana, for her wonderful novel, Crazy Mountain.  The award carries a prize of $1,000 and publication with Sowilo Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing.

We are gratified for all the wonderful work that has been shared with us, and wish to thank all the writers who have entrusted their manuscripts to us.  Please make sure you follow our blog so that you will receive the announcement regarding the Eludia Award, its winners and the titles in our Eludia Award series.

Semi-Finalists

Allen, Nancy, Dallas, TX, The Gospel of New Eyes

Atchison, Elise, Livingston, MT, Crazy Mountain

Bal, Jennifer, Madison, WI, The Book of Histories

Bartley, Nancy, Federal Way, WA, Beaumonde Blues

Bell, Victoria, Ottawa, Canada, The Weight of Air

Bennett, Jackie, Staten Island, NY, Marginalia

Brush, Lorelei, Annandale, VA, Uncovering

Byrne, Mary, Montpellier, France, Tales in Maghrebi landscapes

Carlsen, Ionna, Tesuque, NM, People of the World of Dust

Clay, Brenda, Lexington, KY, In the Time of the Sun

Clopton, Linda, Decatur, GA, Intimate Apparel

Closter, Lori, Plympton, MA, Riding the Elephant

Cochrell, Christie, Santa Cruz, CA, Dancing on Broken Glass

Connolly, Maureen, Oak Park, IL, A Million Miles From Yesterday

Cook, Nancy, St. Paul, MN, Talking About Hard Luck and Free Love…

Corsetti, Patrina, Steamboat Springs, CO., All Towns Sin and Other Wrongdoings

Cupolo, Lisa, Orange, CA, Two Elizabeths

Dale, Theresa, Quebec, Canada, Chrysalis

D’Amato, Robin, NYC, NY, Don’t Poke the Bear

Davidson, Lale, Saratoga Springs, NY, Calling Down the Mountain

Davis, Nancy, Park Ridge, IL, Elementall

Duck, Lexy, Daytona Beach, FL, The Tattered Black Book

Dupree, Jennifer, Harrison, ME, The Miraculous Flight of Owen Leach

Efird, Debra Madaris, Harrisburg, NC, Things Told and Untold

Egnoski, Tina, Barrington, RI, The Sound of an Untroubled Heart

Ets-Hokin, Judith, Belvedere/Tiburon, CA, Chance and Other Stories

Fantasia, Caroline, Lexington, MA, A Mother’s Fairy Tale

Franckowiak, Melissa, NY, NY, Another Five Patients

Gates, Roberta, Riverside, IL, At a Loss: Stories

Gerard, Jill, Wilmington, NC, Things Impossible to Hold

Gibbs, Pam, Pegram, TN, Coming Home to a Place I’ve Never Been

Goodman, Josephine, Williamstown, MA, A Dance in the Dust

Gordon, Donna, Cambridge, MA, What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me

Grimes, Christine, Sackets Harbor, NY, T-Day

Hartman, Virginia, Rockville, MD, Drawing Water

Heipt, Wendy, Seattle, WA, Prologue

Hill, Mary Louise, Buffalo, NY, Past Remedies

Hoffman, Debora, Belmont, MA, #resist

Huebner, Karla, Dayton, OH, In Search of the Magic Theater

Immerman, Marion, Philadelphia, PA, Diminished

Johnson, Beth, Canton, MI, Trees With Names

Jones, Heather, St. Petersburg, FL, Tennessee Murder Ballad

Jones, Jeanne, Rochester, NY, Treasures of Richland County

Joyner, Kari, Newcastle, OK, Bloom Where You’re Planted

Kamat, Madhuri, Mumbai, India, Reemachiaiee

Kann, Lydia, Northampton, MA, The Sweetness of the Vine

Katz, Emily Alice, Durham, NC, The Book of Nut and Other Stories

Keller, Rebecca, Oak Park, IL, What the Body Remembers

Kitaj, Karma, Brookline, MA, Beguiled: A Novel

Kreisler, Edie, Cottrell, Piedmont, CA, Along the Seawall

Kroos, Dana, Las Cruces, NM, The Wayfinder’s Guide

Kunka, Jen, Great Falls, MT, Li – Right Conduct, Propriety –

Lavinsky, Judith, Boulder, CO, Floaters

Lee, D.L., NYC, NY, Sisterly Love

Lethlean, Karen, Heathcote, NSW, Australia, Water’s Edge

Lewis, Jennifer, San Fransisco, CA, The New Low

Lundeen, Nan, Eau Claire, MI, The Great Preoccupier

Lupul, Lori, Alberta, Canada, A Sweet Pea in Baltimore

Mainardi, Priscilla, Montclair, NJ, Nineteen Steps

Martin-Wright, Leighanne, The Three Lifetimes of Yang Ya

McCafferty, Maureen, Milton, VT, Spy Birds Long Nesting

McCarthy, Peggy, Columbia, IN, The Road to Last Ditch

Miller, Carolyn, San Fransisco, CA, Notes to Zorro

Moore, Leslie, Northfield, MN, Shooting Cellos

Noelle, Catharine Allen, Seattle, WA, Go Away

Noll, Stephanie, Austin, TX, St. Ruby’s Academy for Boys and Girls

Owen, Chris Gordon, Brooklyn, NY, Path Cycle

Page, Jo, Schenectady, NY, Dating Beethoven

Pavis, Athar, Paris, France, The Pyramid

Pelekidis, Angie, Port Crane, NY, Patrimonium

Plotnick, Tamra, Brooklyn, NY, NY, Saudade Soup

Puma, Joanie, Sheridan, WY, The Myth of the Normal Person

Ramani, Susmita, Palo Alto, CA, What the Gods Want

Ray, Anne, Brooklyn, NY, Scenic Overlook

Reichle-Aguilera, Tisha Marie, Los Angeles, CA, Becoming Chicana

Repak, Terry, Seattle, WA, Swimming to Zanzibar

Rye, C., Burbank, CA, Exit the Western Gate

Rye, C., Burbank, CA, LA Anxiety: Sketches and Thumbnails 

Scalia Rosalia, Baltimore, MD, Stumbling Toward Grace

Schmidt, Jan, NYC, NY, Collateral Regeneration

Scott, Dianne, Ontario, Canada, Squeeze

Shafer, Elizabeth, Saugerties, NY, The Last Fire

Slatkin, Marcia, Rhinebeck, NY, The Rain The Lets Things Live

Sleeper, Sarah, Rancho Santa Fe, NM, Suicide Forrest

Smith, Susie, Oxfordshire, England, Prime Numbers

Springsteen, Jennifer, Portland, OR, Wallace Farm

Stunkenberg, Jill, Wausau, WI, Labor Day

Tanner, Daryl, Tujunga, CA, What Feeds the Heart

Thomas, Dar, Pittsburgh, PA, Best Served Cold

Tilden-Lie, Judith, Watchung, NJ, The Flames of Dissent

Tseng, Jeannie, NYC, NY, Never Too Late

Walker, Cynthia, Eugene, OR, The Paradise Club

Walsh, Cheryl, Iowa City, IA, One of Us

Watson, Eudora, Canton, NY, Finding Christopher

Welsh, Susan, Lummi Island, WA, A Thread So Fine

Zurenda, Susan, Spartanburg, SC, Bells for Eli

Finalists

Atchison, Elise, Livingston, MT, Crazy Mountain

Byrne, Mary, Montpellier, France, Tales in Maghrebi landscapes

Carlsen, Ionna, Tesuque, NM, People of the World of Dust

Cochrell, Christie, Santa Cruz, CA, Dancing on Broken Glass

Corsetti, Patrina, Steamboat Springs, CO., All Towns Sin and Other Wrongdoings

Egnoski, Tina, Barrington, RI, The Sound of an Untroubled Heart

Fantasia, Caroline, Lexington, MA, A Mother’s Fairy Tale

Franckowiak, Melissa, NYC, NY, Another Five Patients

Huebner, Karla, Dayton, OH, In Search of the Magic Theater

Jones, Heather, St. Petersburg, FL, Tennessee Murder Ballad

Kamat, Madhuri, Mumbai, India, Reemachiaiee

Katz, Emily Alice, Durham, NC, The Book of Nut and Other Stories

Kroos, Dana, Las Cruces, NM, The Wayfinder’s Guide

Kunka, Jen, Great Falls, MT, Li – Right Conduct, Propriety –

Lavinsky, Judith, Boulder, CO, Floaters

Lethlean, Karen, Heathcote, NSW, Australia, Water’s Edge

Lewis, Jennifer, San Fransisco, CA, The New Low

Moore, Leslie, Northfield, MN, Shooting Cellos

Pelekidis, Angie, Port Crane, NY, Patrimonium

Puma, Joanie, Sheridan, WY, The Myth of the Normal Person

Ramani, Susmita, Palo Alto, CA, What the Gods Want

Repak, Terry, Seattle, WA, Swimming to Zanzibar

Scalia Rosalia, Baltimore, MD, Stumbling Toward Grace

Schmidt, Jan, NYC, NY, Collateral Regeneration

Scott, Dianne, Ontario, Canada, Squeeze

Slatkin, Marcia, Rhinebeck, NY, The Rain The Lets Things Live

Smith, Susie, Oxfordshire, England, Prime Numbers

Thomas, Dar, Pittsburgh, PA, Best Served Cold

Tilden-Lie, Judith, Watchung, NJ, The Flames of Dissent

Tseng, Jeannie, NYC, NY, Never Too Late

Winner

Atchison, Elise, Livingston, MT, Crazy Mountain

Congratulations to Elise Atchison, and to all of our semi-finalists and finalists;  congratulations as well to all those who have accomplished the very great feat of finishing a book-length work of fiction!

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The listing of our previous (2018) semi-finalists, finalists and winner are below:

ELUDIA AWARD 2018

We are pleased to announce Justine Dymond of Belchertown, Massachusetts, as our winner, for her wonderful story collection, The Emigrants and Other Stories. Justine will receive $1,000 in prize money and her manuscript will be published by Sowilo Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing.

Below are the semi-finalists and the finalists for the 2018 cycle.

We want to congratulae not only our winner and those who have been named here as semi-finalists and finalists, but ALL writers who have submitted. Finishing a book-length project is no easy feat, and we celebrate each and every one of you for your creativity and determination.

Semi-finalists

Adelstein, Marlene, Cottekill, New York, Bird Girl
Amon, Elizabeth, Seattle, Washington, High Dive
Andersen, Hope, Mooresville, North Carolina, The Book Sisters
Barr, Lois, Riverwoods, Illinois, Bess Cooper
Beal, Chris, Santa Cruz, California, Flesh of Enlightenment
Beaupre, Sylvia, Weare, New Hampshire, ‘Til
Bowen, Barbara, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Music is Murder
Braxton, Lisa, Weymouth, Massachusetts, The Talking Drum
Davis, Susan, White Plains, New York, Geoffrey the Short
Dymond, Justine, Belchertown, Massachusetts, The Emigrant and Other Stories
Greenleaf-MacEwan, Maplewood, New Jersey, Nineteen
Haladay, Joan, NYC, New York, The Book of Men
Hatsopoulos, Marina, Boston, Massachusetts, Through the Cracks, stories
Hope, Rebecca, Champlin, Minnesota, Silken Strands
Hopkins, Aliina, West Hartford, Connecticut, Coldsnap
Howell, Ann, Asheville, North Carolina, The Red Tin Chocolate Box
Joseph, Rachel, San Antonio, Texas, Men With Facial Hair and Other Hallucinations, stories
Kann, Lydia, Northampton, Massachusetts, Life’s Too Short
Krautkramer, Kate, Yampa, Colorado, In the Garden, stories
Kuppers, Petra, Ypsilanti, Michigan, Ice Bar, stories
Langham, Simon, Homer, Alaska, The Improbabilities of the Marvelous Tale, stories
Larsen, Mareike, Lyons, New York, Something Wild
Letter, Kristie, Lafayette, Colorado, The Slow Expansions of Subterranean Possibility: Stories
Loomis, Laura Ruth, Pittsburg, California, Best Interests
Louie, Diane, Paris, France, Plumbing Olympus
Markwart, Sandy Speers, Hanover, Massachusetts, I Want You to Know
Matthews, Kelly, Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Memorialist
McAfee, Deidre, Richmond, Virginia, The Circus of Bare Skin, stories
McKinnell, Julia, British Columbia, Canada, Vernette
Minor, Nancy, Lake Oswego, Oregon, Malheur August
Mullee, Susan, North Ridgeville, Ohio, Fraternal Tears
Pelekides, Angie, Port Crane, New York, One Stone, Two Turtledoves
Ramos-Chertok, Maria, Mill Valley, California, Rosie’s Blues
Roebuck, Sarah, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Friends Like These & Other Stories
Shaw, Suzanne, Lacey, Washington, Of Ships and Sealing Wax
Simmons, Cindy, State College, Pennsylvania, Wrong Kind of Paper
Simons, Wendy, Stevensville, Michigan, Weeding Out The Lies
Uroff, Catherine, Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Guests
Walsh, Cheryl, Iowa City, Iowa, Unequal Treatment
Wells, Janet, Berkeley, California, Bamboo Grows Straight Up to the Sky
Wolfson, Pamela, Arlington, Massachusetts, The Causeway
Worsham, Sandra, Milledgeville, Georgia, The Cows Chew Loud in Milledgeville, stories
Zarrow, Maria, Newark, California, Countertransference

Finalists

Bowen, Barbara, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Music is Murder
Dymond, Justine, Belchertown, Massachusetts, The Emigrant and Other Stories
Haladay, Joan, NYC, New York, The Book of Men
Hatsopoulos, Marina, Boston, Massachusetts, Through the Cracks, stories
Hopkins, Aliina, West Hartford, Connecticut, Coldsnap
Howell, Ann, Asheville, North Carolina, The Red Tin Chocolate Box
Joseph, Rachel, San Antonio, Texas, Men With Facial Hair and Other Hallucinations, stories
Krautkramer, Kate, Yampa, Colorado, In the Garden, stories
Kuppers, Petra, Ypsilanti, Michigan, Ice Bar, stories
Langham, Simon, Homer, Alaska, The Improbabilities of the Marvelous Tale, stories
Letter, Kristie, Lafayette, Colorado, The Slow Expansions of Subterranean Possibility: Stories
Louie, Diane, Paris, France, Plumbing Olympus
Markwart, Sandy Speers, Hanover, Massachusetts, I Want You to Know
McAfee, Deidre, Richmond, Virginia, The Circus of Bare Skin, stories
Minor, Nancy, Lake Oswego, Oregon, Malheur August
Wells, Janet, Berkeley, California, Bamboo Grows Straight Up to the Sky
Wolfson, Pamela, Arlington, Massachusetts, The Causeway

Winner

Dymond, Justine, Belchertown, Massachusetts, The Emigrant and Other Stories