10 Writers on Our CNF Contest Shortlist

Congratulations to the shortlisted writers of Room's 2015 Creative Non-Fiction Contest. Our thanks to more than 150 writers who submitted their work and to our judge, Ayelet Tsabari, who had to make the tough decision. The winning entries be announced on Monday, June 15th.

The shortlisted entrants for 2015:

  • “Accounting For Genealogy” by Sonja Boon
  • “Fishing” by Serena Shipp
  • “Ky Mya Monastery” by Cate Creede
  • “Learning to Speak” by Sarah Kabamba
  • “Lessons in Meditation” by Melissa Sawatsky
  • “Long Red Nails” by Leanne Milech
  • “Soft in the Middle” by Elizabeth Withey
  • “Stickhandling” by Lynn Easton
  • “The Longest Ride” by Alana Gautreau
  • “Words Fail Us” by Kim Aubrey

Read our interview with Jen Currin, who will judge our 2015 Poetry Contest (Deadline: July 15, 2015).

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