Winners Announced for International Short Prose and Poetry Contest
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2013) — The 2013 Women Who Write International Short Prose and Poetry Contest attracted 281 entries from 33 U.S. states and four other countries; the winning entries are:
First: “i miss lac du flambeau” by Selene Phillips of Floyds Knob, Ind.
Second: “The Possibility of Teetering” by Harriet L. Shenkman, Scarsdale,
Third: “Night Probe: The Hermit Crab” by Joanne Milavec, Littleton, Colo.
Honorable mention: “Shelf Life” by Molly Fuller, Canton, Ohio
First: “Foot Washing” by Tabatha Hibbs, of Tahlequah, Okla.
Second: “This is a Good Idea” by Gwen Hart of Storm Lake, Iowa
Third: “Paddle Through” by Suzanne Purvis of Niceville, Fla.
Honorable mention: “The Missouri Trail” by Jan Sparkman of London, Ky.
The contest was open to all women writers 18 years old or older. Winners receive cash prizes for first, second and third place, and publication in Calliope, the organization’s annual anthology. The 2013 Calliope will be the group’s 20th such anthology. It will be available for sale in Louisville, Ky. bookstores, on Amazon, and on the group’s website (www.womenwhowrite.com) in November.
Women Who Write, a nonprofit organization based in Louisville, encourages, supports, and educates all women who aspire to write.