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Announcing the Finalists for the Amy Wahl Short Story Prize for Teens!

We are thrilled to announce the following stories have been selected as finalists for the Amy Wahl Short Story Prize for Teens!

Congratulations to all of the finalists! We received many wonderful stories and selecting finalists proved to be a difficult task.

The stories below have moved on to the final round. Those selected for the shortlist will be published in Fancy vol 1.1 and be considered by our guest judge, Dana Mele for the cash prizes.

Good luck to all!

13-15 year old finalists

(in no particular order)

Gabriela Duda, The Villain's Apprentice

Emily Blumberg, Jess

Charlotte Iannone, Footprints Washed Away

Kinga Hejduk, Blind Love

Gabi Sussman, The Relative Size of a Grapefruit

Kiara-Ann Atkinson The Photographs

Ethan Whyte, Listen Here, My Dear

Jasmine Giffin, The Day I Became Free

Mia Hollingworth, The Keeper

16-19 year old finalists

(in no particular order)

Annabelle Perkins, The Robin's Nest

RM Archer While I was Sleeping

Callum Irving, The Toilet

Ash Freeman, Seventeen

Nyashia Kilpatrick, Kirana

Chazmin Elliott, What my Mama told me

Orell Rayhan, Strive for the American Dream

Avanti Karkhanis, The Witch in the Woods

Virginia Wayt, Eulogy to Love

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