We’re excited to announce the shortlisted pieces from our 2018 Creative Non-Fiction Contest! Here is the shortlist of essays, as determined by our esteemed judge Stacey May Fowles.

We’re excited to announce the shortlisted pieces from our 2018 Creative Non-Fiction Contest! Here is the shortlist of six essays, as determined by our esteemed judge Stacey May Fowles.

Room’s 2018 Creative Non-Fiction Contest: The Shortlist

“Ab Lutō ad Sordem: From Dirt to Dirt” by Tara Fietz
“Escape Velocity” by Loghan Paylor
“Glossolalia” by Estlin McPhee
“Roping It In” by Justina Elias
“The Things I Didn’t Know” by Nagmeh Phelan
“Waterbabies” by Heather Diamond

Thank you to everyone who entered. We will announce the winners next week so check those inboxes! In the meantime, get your fiction and poetry ready for our 2018 Fiction and Poetry Contest! The deadline is July 15th.