Prose: First Place: Monica Taylor, “On Becoming a Deity” Second Place: Linda Willing, “The Bates Motel” Honorable Mention: Joy Sterling, “I Wish I Could Have Read the Directions” Poetry: First Place: Beth Carrier, “Humanity’s Lament” Second Place: Mickey Cleverdon, “Sestina: Traveling Alabama” Honorable Mention: Sylvia Dodgen, “Raw Talent”  Read More →