31 August 2015
ACFW Virginia is pleased to announce the winners of our first Short Story contest!
1st place (winner of $50.00 prize): Angela Couch with a historical entry titled “I Heard the Bells.”
2nd place (winner of $30.00 prize): Kathy Neely with a contemporary entry titled “The Missing Piece.”
3rd place (winner of $15.00 prize): Emily Conrad with a speculative entry titled “Returning Christmas.”
Other winners that are invited to be in the anthology are (last name alphabetically):
Kari Fischer, “Christmas Presence” (contemporary)
Allison Garcia, “Just Another Navidad” (contemporary)
Kathy Neely, “The Dance” (young adult)
Thank you to everyone who entered our contest! We hope you’ll enter again next year.
And a big thank you to our judges for their hard work. I know scoring these excellent entries was difficult.