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The judges have made decisions in our first ever Flash Nonfiction contest! We broke submission records this year, collecting close to 30 entries.

University Librarian Sarah B. Watstein and Creative Writing Faculty member Virginia Holman made the following decisions:

First place - Bridget Callahan, "Parking at the Library"

Second place - Beth Roddy, "My Library Circulation History"

Third place - Liz Granger, "The Oldest Mzungu in Uganda"


Honorable Mentions go:

Lydia Buchanan; Megan Ellis; Peter Kusnic; Martha Lundin; John McShea; Jamie Lynn Miller; James Nagy; Katie O'Reilly; Katie Prince; and Megan Young

Congratulations! All 13 stories will be included in this year's anthology.

This year's theme was Library. In this day and age, libraries are more important than ever; not just as a repository for collections but as a beacon of learning, research, study, collaboration, and community

Please join us on Wednesday, April 15 at 6 pm for a reading/reception/book party