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2022 Launch Pad Prose Competition Top 50

By February 11, 2022No Comments

Listed below are the Top 50 manuscripts of the 2022 Launch Pad Prose Competition. These exceptional manuscripts were selected from an impressive group of projects. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far!

Stay tuned for the Top 10 announcement on February 25th here and on Twitter within the next few weeks! And if you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

Here are the Top 50:

Art of the Kill Joe Cooke
Big Fat F@!K Up Lawrence Allan Pontius
Black Snowman Conrad Walters
Buzzworthy Nicole & Mike Comforto 
Darkness Shines Kirsty Boss
Duck Roast on the 38th Parallel Alicia Yang
Erased Catherine Boyd
Flood Money Adam McCulloch
Footprints in Water – a short story Twist Phelan
Gary Jeremiah Murphy
Hell Slowly Creeps Raquel Levitt
How to Steal a Hominid James Cusick
I Wish Kevin Was A Bag Of Sand Bobby Miller
Just a Girl in the Whirl Annie Wood
Landlocked Sushi in the Dead Camel Mountains Harris Kauffman
Larceny In My Soul – Life of a Playboy Bunny Jan Marlyn Reesman
Meet Jack Catherine Keane
Night Shift Mike Waterston
NothingGold.Exe Brian del Rio
Number 14 Allen Blackwell
Of Pumpers and Bathers Tanya Klein
Open Sorcery Rob Sheely
PIG Jessica Wood
Rescue Bot Thomas Thonson
RISE – Valley of the Dolls M.D. Waters
San Camilio Katie Antonsson
Seoul Food Sarai Koo
Shut-Eye Kevin O’Hare
Terraforming Robert OMalley
The Cop Killer of Tade County Mosby Barley
The First After Jasmeen Siddiqui
The Freek Of Leesville David Vienna
The Hidden Country Stuart Hardy
The House on Desco Drive Kay Smith-Blum
The Man Who Got Out of Japan Sophie Neville
The Other One Chrysler Szarlan
The Paris Connection Lorraine Brown
The Rocket Scientist Arthur Geis
The Swamp Rex Cody Pearce
The Walk Alianna Jaqua
The Wrongdoers Becca Mann
They Used to Call Me Chaplain Graham Kirkham
Tuscan Shadows A.J. Hamer
Unacceptable Risk: A Memoir of Marriage and Tainted Blood    Kathy MacKay
Undertow Noah Pohl
Vancouver Skies Marie Arsenault
We Arrive Uninvited Jen Knox
We Rest In The Dark Joshua Rodgers
When I Grow Up I Want To Be a No One Celia Rettenmaier
Zack Cressid Is Invisible! David Lesser

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