Short Forms Contest 2021: The Shortlist

The 2021 Short Forms Contest shortlist is here! Congratulations to these five authors whose contest submissions have been shortlisted by our esteemed judge, Michelle Good!


Room’s 2021 Short Forms Contest: The Shortlist 

Half Life by Makda Mulatu

She Is Dancing by Michelle Contant

Lou by Rose Camara 

Body by Jaki Eisman 

Music Box by Marilee Dahlman 


The list of winners will be coming your way on Friday, February 4th. If you’re feelin’ the itch to submit to a contest, check out our 2021 Fiction Contest, which will be open until March 2022! Thank you again to all those who submitted, and congratulations to writers on our longlist and shortlist!

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