Fiction Contest 2022: The Shortlist

It’s finally here! Congrats to the following six writers who were shortlisted by our judge, Shashi Bhat, for our 2022 Fiction Contest!

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Room Magazine’s 2022 Fiction Contest Shortlist

Fuzzy Peaches, by Kelly Pedro

Mermaid’s Tears, by Hannah Brown 

The Mother Witch, by Sara Greene

Transcendent Expectation, by Denise Unrau 

Once in a Yellow Sun, by Madeleine Leznoff 

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A big thank you to our wonderful judge, Shashi Bhat, for her careful and kind consideration of these works. If you missed the longlist, you can find it here. Winners are coming next week, but in the meantime, if you’d like to try your hand at submitting to a contest, our Creative Non-Fiction Contest, judged by Luna Ferguson, is open until June 15th! Congrats again to these writers!

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