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
“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!