Poems & Essays

18 Apr

Spring Micro-Essay Contest Results

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It is our pleasure to announce the winner, finalists, and honorable mentions of the Spring Micro-essay Contest. We received over 90 entries and were incredibly impressed by the quality of the writing. Thank you so much to all participants for sharing such beautiful writing with us.

1st place:  “A Natal Sun” by Rachel Hartley Smith
2nd place:  “On the Path to Hope” by Karen Hugg
3rd place:   “April Showers” by Cristi Donoso Best
4th place:    “The Sisterhood of Bereaved Mothers” by Rebecca Hope

Honorable Mentions:
“Mother’s Day Flowers” by Mary Plouffe
“Roots” by Alison Wilkinson
“Learning to Embrace Spring” by Megan Merchant
“Attachment Disorder” by Sherilyn Olsen
“It was Bought in Berlin” by Hiba Zafran
“Blooming Where I’m Planted” by Lorren Lemmons


These pieces and many others will be published during the month of May. You will be contacted in the next couple of days if your essay has been selected for publication. Congratulations to all!

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  1. Lorren Lemmons

    April 18, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    Thank you so much! I can’t wait to read the other essays. Would it be possible to correct the spelling of my first name? It is listed as Loreen but is actually Lorren. Thank you!


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