The Finalists 



Dana Chamblee Carpenter: "The Crop Duster's Daughter"

F. Myers: "Tilt-a-Whirl"

Jeff Shearer: "Side Show"

Brendan Sullivan: "Bomb Day: A Fairy Tale"

Tim Taylor: "Tag"

Danielle Throneberry: "Real Nice Boots"

Kory Wells: "Unrestricted Freedom of Movement"

Antoine Yates: "The Monkeys and the Parrots and All the Rest of Us"


Aaron Briggs: "Only Memory of a Family Vacation, Age Nine"

Maryleigh Bucher: "Quilt Me a Blue Cotton Memory"

Jennifer Casale: "Advice to a Nymph"

Kim Eden: "Last Night"

Virginia Evans: "Desire"

Andrea Hewitt: "Tribology" and "Paramecium Love"

Allen Hibbard: "Security Measures"

David Shearer: "Dear Seamus"

Cynthia Reynolds Wyatt: "Last Night's Dream"

Personal Essay

Nancy Evins: "Portrait of a Lady"

Harry Albert Haines: "Fear, Courage, Love, Anger,

Guilt...and that Odiferous Nerve Sweat"

Jane Olmstead: "Brothers"

Conrad Pegues: "Two Rivers, One Love"

Reed Richards: "Rain"

Josh Roberts: "Outside Franklin"

Mary Shelton: "Shiny Blue Water" and "Knower of Secrets"

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