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6th Annual Launch Pad Prose Competition Top 100

By October 21, 2022November 2nd, 2022No Comments

Listed below are the Top 100 projects for the 6th Annual Launch Pad Prose Competition. These exceptional projects were selected from almost 600 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far and thanks to all for submitting!

Stay tuned for the Top 50 announcement on November 4th 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 100s:

80 Cents of WonderRoland Heep
80 KronerStephen Bonino
A Murder in ShinjukuYugo Hoshi
A Valentine From Your MotherChloe Stillwell
Ain’t Never No Snow in AtlantisBobby Burnett Lee
Amanda SaysCarleigh Foutch
AmeliaMorgan Rothwell
Annie From IowaLiesl Wilke
As Luck Would Have ItJason Mueller
BEAUTY TIPS & TRICKS FOR THE APOCALYPSEMary Elder
BEFORE CLOSUREShadley Grei
Benson Family SecretsSean Armstrong
Better! Faster!: A Chronicle of Technology-Driven ChangeAlex Kipp
BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE WIDE WIDE SEAKathryn Christopher
Blood for the AnunnakiRandall Moore
Bulldog MurphyChris Corbett
Burn My Shadow (A Selective Memory of an X-Rated Life)Tyler Knight
Calamity, Or How A Sudden Lack Of Toilet Paper Led To My Untimely Inclusion In The ApocalypseJulia Bianco
California Is an EarthquakeLeanne Phillips
Carpool ConfidentialKaren Scholl
Children of the SunJandos Azerbay
CHOKEClaire Chitham
Close Enough to CanadaAnna Forsyth
Deer Shoots Man (…then steals his cigarettes)Tyler Knight
DisplacementNoémi VanSlyke
Drawn into Danger: Living on the Edge in the Sahara.Keith Costelloe
Dried Figs or DatesSiawosh K. Eskandari
Drown ‘Em Like PuppiesMaria Wickens
EDIE WALKER AND THE NIGHT TERRORSVP Anderson
Evil F—ing ClownsChris Bolton
FinchDavid Shawn Klein
First FateAnnette Kendall
FlabbergastKenya Thames
Fourth Generation FarmerDominick Gasperini
Fucking GuysAaron Schroeder
Future ShadowsWillem Peters
GanglersMark Renshaw
God of ThunderVincent Stoia
Gothic RevivalMichael Mullin
Haunted House SittersCharlene Ellen
Ije Mmiri (Water Journey)Uzo Chijioke
Immortalised to DeathLyn Squire
INCURSIOStephen Sinclair
Into The VoidMichael Esser
KNOWSung-Ju Suya Lee
Love and a Sachet of JooJoo and other infidelities Shari Poindexter
LunaDavid Thomas McKenna
MAINE TIGERMichael Diamond
Mere MortalsAndrew Bumstead
Midnight at the Pet ExpressLiesl Wilke
MONARCHShayla Durbois
MonsterLauren Certo
My So-Called Ruined LifeMelanie Bishop
Newton’s CradleTeresa Kamman
No Time for the PresentJames Cusick
North of SunriseGavin Fee
Not If, WhenElizabeth Weeks
One Now or Ten LaterDanielle Monique
One of UsK.T. Jayne
Opening the BodiesJennifer Schuberth
OriflammeNoah Pohl
PenetrationAlex Yalen
Playtime at the BaghReenita Hora
RemembrancesMark Broucek
Ruby Roy and the Murder in the FallsRima Ray
SaltbornDebbie Trecek Volkens
Separate BedroomsMatt Clemons
SEX PARTNER #9Sanyee Yuan
Shoot the Horses FirstLeah Angstman
Signs Of The CrossPatrick Furlong
Skeleton PrayerJoshua Rodgers
STANDING IN WATERKathleen Caprario-Ulrich
The Armageddon VectorMichael Corey
The Art of ElodieMichelle Luke
The Brothers Winkelstein and the Homburg HatGuy Polin
The CaregiverJim Gourley
The ChancerFiona Graham
The Circle at Liberation SquareJessica Jiji
The Dew of MenDina Mousa
The Enlightened – Launch PadAndries Ehlers
The FicusMichelle Blair Wilker
The Ghosts of OkumaMitch Wieland
The Goddess ClubAmy Reardon
The Great GimmelmansLee Matthew Goldberg
The Hollowing of Lady Abigail HectorNeil Flinchbaugh
The Last CliffhangerSara Bibel
THE LAST GOODBYERuss Josephs
The Lion of JudahDesson Thomson
The Pirate of SoulsCaroline Strong
The Riddle of the HyacinthMichael Corey
The Tiny Bang: Seven Short Stories Sure To Shake You AwakeBen Donley
The Unexplainables: The Other Side Of Locker FiveJoey Aucoin
The Way Through The WoodsBrian Lyons
The Whack-job Case of the Bull and a China CabinetSunny Marsten
To Her BodyMcKenzie Moser
Under WatertownBob Gebert
Useless CrueltiesJess Capelle
Welcome to WingspanMatt McManus
WhitehorseSean Fitz-Gerald
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