Short Story: The Quandary by Ann Barlow

Performed by Hugh Ritchie ¬†Get to know the winning writer: What is your 1pg Short Story about? A vampire that feels she doesn’t fit in. What genres would you say this short story is in? fantasy fiction How would you describe this story in two words? Quirky vampire. What movie have you seen the most… Continue reading Short Story: The Quandary by Ann Barlow

Winning Short Story:Sequoia Seeds by Mattheus Carpenter

Performed by Hugh Ritchie Get to know the winning writer: What is your 1pg Short Story about? It’s about how the tiny seeds in the cones of the majestic Sequoia trees are analogous to the fact that even the smallest ideas I have can blossom into magnificent discoveries, ideas, accomplishments, acts of kindness, etc. What… Continue reading Winning Short Story:Sequoia Seeds by Mattheus Carpenter

Winning Short Story: A CHRISTMAS REUNION by Joy Lin

Performed by Hugh Ritchie Get to know the winning writer: What is your 1pg Short Story about? The twin brother of a man comes home for Christmas after disappearing for 5 years and stirs up all sorts of emotions. What genres would you say this short story is in? Drama. How would you describe this… Continue reading Winning Short Story: A CHRISTMAS REUNION by Joy Lin

Winning Short Story: A Gift of Value by Nancy Janes

Performed by Hugh Ritchie Get to know the winning writer: What is your 1pg Short Story about? Realizing the truth that all people are part of the human family What genres would you say this short story is in? Personal Essay How would you describe this story in two words? Love Kindness. What movie have… Continue reading Winning Short Story: A Gift of Value by Nancy Janes

Winning Short Story: Problems With My Mastercard by Richard Kearns

Performed by Hugh Ritchie Get to know the winning writer: What is your 1pg Short Story about? It’s about the desperate loneliness of some folks who latch onto tv marketplaces and the karma of the guy answering the phone. He’s sympathetic but flustered and tired. It happens every year but he doesn’t know what to… Continue reading Winning Short Story: Problems With My Mastercard by Richard Kearns

Winning Short Story: The Old Man by Joseph Tsujimoto

Performed by Hugh Ritchie Get to know the winning writer: What is your 1pg Short Story about? SOMEONE LIKE MY FATHER. What genres would you say this short story is in? PROSE-POEM How would you describe this story in two words? AMERICA’S MYTHS What movie have you seen the most in your life? MYSTERIES How… Continue reading Winning Short Story: The Old Man by Joseph Tsujimoto

Novel Transcript Reading: Hair Day at Frida’s by Rachel Sutton

Performed by Hugh Ritchie Get to know the winning writer: What is your novel about? It is based on events I witnessed in Guadalajara, Mexico, 2008. What genres would you say this novel is in? Love and what we’ll do for love How would you describe this story in two words? Human wavering What movie… Continue reading Novel Transcript Reading: Hair Day at Frida’s by Rachel Sutton

Novel Transcript Reading: GUARDIAN by Marc W Johnson

Performed by Hugh Ritchie Get to know the winning writer: What is your novel about? It is anthology of 5 dark short stories and 3 poems that drag into the light the deepest parts of us we wish to keep hidden. What genres would you say this novel is in? Well, there is a little… Continue reading Novel Transcript Reading: GUARDIAN by Marc W Johnson