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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 KillJoe Cooke
Big Fat F@!K UpLawrence Allan Pontius
Black SnowmanConrad Walters
BuzzworthyNicole & Mike Comforto 
Darkness ShinesKirsty Boss
Duck Roast on the 38th ParallelAlicia Yang
ErasedCatherine Boyd
Flood MoneyAdam McCulloch
Footprints in Water – a short storyTwist Phelan
GaryJeremiah Murphy
Hell Slowly CreepsRaquel Levitt
How to Steal a HominidJames Cusick
I Wish Kevin Was A Bag Of SandBobby Miller
Just a Girl in the WhirlAnnie Wood
Landlocked Sushi in the Dead Camel MountainsHarris Kauffman
Larceny In My Soul – Life of a Playboy BunnyJan Marlyn Reesman
Meet JackCatherine Keane
Night ShiftMike Waterston
NothingGold.ExeBrian del Rio
Number 14Allen Blackwell
Of Pumpers and BathersTanya Klein
Open SorceryRob Sheely
PIGJessica Wood
Rescue BotThomas Thonson
RISE – Valley of the DollsM.D. Waters
San CamilioKatie Antonsson
Seoul FoodSarai Koo
Shut-EyeKevin O’Hare
TerraformingRobert OMalley
The Cop Killer of Tade CountyMosby Barley
The First AfterJasmeen Siddiqui
The Freek Of LeesvilleDavid Vienna
The Hidden CountryStuart Hardy
The House on Desco DriveKay Smith-Blum
The Man Who Got Out of JapanSophie Neville
The Other OneChrysler Szarlan
The Paris ConnectionLorraine Brown
The Rocket ScientistArthur Geis
The Swamp RexCody Pearce
The WalkAlianna Jaqua
The WrongdoersBecca Mann
They Used to Call Me ChaplainGraham Kirkham
Tuscan ShadowsA.J. Hamer
Unacceptable Risk: A Memoir of Marriage and Tainted Blood   Kathy MacKay
UndertowNoah Pohl
Vancouver SkiesMarie Arsenault
We Arrive UninvitedJen Knox
We Rest In The DarkJoshua Rodgers
When I Grow Up I Want To Be a No OneCelia Rettenmaier
Zack Cressid Is Invisible!David Lesser

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