Shortlisted Writers from our 2018 Short Forms Contest!

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Kayi Wong
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We're excited to announce the shortlist from our 2018 Short Forms Contest! Here are the six shortlisted short forms pieces, as selected by our esteemed judge Hiromi Goto.

Room's 2018 Short Forms Conetst: The Shortlist

“Baby Food” by Justina Elias
“Casting Call” by Laura Manuel
“Fan Fiction For the Revolution” by Sarah Ens
“House” by Katie Fewster-Yan
“Tombstone Copy (for Carl)” by Emily McKibbon
“White Spaces Brown Bodies” by Leonarda Carranza

Thank you to everyone who submitted and trusted us and our judge with their work. We will be announcing the final three winners very soon! Due to the changes to our contest calendar last fall, we held two short forms contests in 2018. In the meantime, consider polishing up your unpublished, short stories for our 2019 Fiction Contest.

 

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