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Congratulation to our

2023 Short Fiction Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered!

First Place : James Bates

Climbing a Cliff

Two men climbed a cliff. The first was lifted by

his companion, and ran away. The second got there alone.


2nd Place: Hazel Dassori-Kaye

The Little Bird

Life suffocates. I just want to fly, so 

I unfurled my wings and flew off to dance in the stars.


Honorable Mention: Danica Dow

One Leaf on a Tree

One leaf on a tree; learning independently.

Time comes to be free; the wind will carry him from his tree.



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