2014 Short Story Contest.

The top seven entries have been forwarded to the judge, Laura Hope-Gill, to select the winner. All the top entries will be included in a hardcopy paperback anthology and e-book. The award ceremony will be announced once the date is set. It will be held at Grateful Steps Bookshop, 159 S. Lexington Avenue, in downtown Asheville.

2013 Short Story Contest

1st Place: The Cricket Joe Sallazo*
2nd Place: Just My Imagination Holly Simms
The rest of the top ten entries are below in alphabetical order by the author's last name. Actually, there were eleven winners because there was a tie for one of the places.

Transforming the Reign of Terror Patricia Lynn Collins*
On Top of the World at 200' Below Sam Conviser
Doorways Robin Russell Gaiser*
The Empty Books Gail Heller
"Just Another Nigger" Harold Littleton
Lighten the Load Marci Spencer*
Moon Boy Spencer Stevens
House Robert Tate*
Seventy-Two Evan Williams

2012 Short Story Contest

Click on the link below to download the 2012 Short Story book.

Drowning Allison and Other Short Stories
Drowning Allison and Other Short Stories (Kindle Version)