Shortlisted Stories for the Amy Wahl Short Story Prize for Teens

August 17, 2018

 It was quite a challenge to choose the stories to send to guest judge, Dana Mele, but we are excited to announce the 10 stories we will be publishing in Fancy vol 1.1 this fall. 


Each of these authors will receive a contributor's copy of Fancy and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners be selected from among them.


All of us at Double Dessert Press are happy to be publishing such talented young authors in our first issue of Fancy!


13-15 year old category: shortlisted stories

(in no particular order)


Jasmine Giffin, The Day I Became Free

Gabriela Duda, The Villain's Apprentice

Charlotte Iannone, Footprints Washed Away

Mia Hollingworth, The Keeper

Gabi Sussman, The Relative Size of a Grapefruit


16-19 year old finalists

(in no particular order)


Annabelle Perkins, The Robin's Nest

Ash Freeman, Seventeen

Chazmin Elliott, What my Mama told me

Avanti Karkhanis, The Witch in the Woods

Virginia Wayt, Eulogy to Love




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