Drumroll, please! We are thrilled to announce the longlist for our 2022 Fiction Contest. A hearty congratulations to the following writers, and, as always, a big thank you to all those who submitted their work!
Room Magazine’s 2022 Fiction Contest Longlist
Fuzzy Peaches, by Kelly Pedro
Mermaid’s Tears, by Hannah Brown
Esther, by Audrey Green
The Last Supper, by Stephanie Lawrence
The Mother Witch, by Sara Greene
Even A Rabbit, by Kaitlyn Gibbesch
Once in a Yellow Sun, by Madeleine Leznoff
Transcendent Expectation, by Denise Unrau
The Incompleteness Theorem, by Amanda Merritt
Another congrats to those on the longlist, and endless gratitude to the readers of our Room collective for their consideration of all the submissions and the curation of this list. We will be sharing the shortlist and winners, chosen by judge Shashi Bhat, over the next few weeks. Want to try your hand at submitting to a contest? Our Creative Non-Fiction Contest, judged by Luna Ferguson, is open until June 15th!