While we received many excellent stories from teen writers around the world the stories listed below stood out to guest judge, Dana Mele and were chosen as this years winners of the Amy Wahl Short Story Prize.
Congratulations to our winners, shortlisted stories, finalists, all who got up the courage and confidence to enter the contest! We look forward to publishing fantastic work this fall and cannot wait to see what stories come our way in the spring!
13-15 year old category
1st Prize: Charlotte Iannone, Footprints Washed Away
2nd Prize: Gabriela Duda, The Villain's Apprentice
3rd Prize: Gabi Sussman, The Relative Size of a Grapefruit
16-19 year old category
1st Prize:Virginia Wayt, Eulogy to Love
2nd Prize: Ash Freeman, Seventeen
3rd Prize Chazmin Elliott, What my Mama told me