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6th Annual Launch Pad Prose Competition Winners

By December 16, 2022No Comments

We’re excited to announce the Winners of the 6th Annual Launch Pad Prose Competition. Congratulations to these writers!

The Guaranteed Option Selection will be announced at a later date following consultations with the shortlisted finalists.

Here are the Winners:

Book Winner

California Is an Earthquake by Leanne Phillips
A murder in 1870s Los Angeles forces three women to work together to save a life, sending aftershocks through the generations that follow.

Short Story Winner

The Caregiver by Jim Gourley
Stranded on a distant planet, a young girl and a robot must learn to care for each other.

Mentorship Prize Winners

Selected by Juliet McDaniel 

California Is an Earthquake by Leanne Phillips
A murder in 1870s Los Angeles forces three women to work together to save a life, sending aftershocks through the generations that follow.

Selected by Katy Regnery 

Choke by Claire Chitham
Life is hard to swallow.

Selected by Nicole Evelina

80 Kroner by Stephen Bonino
Barcello, an executioner who has been spiriting innocent convicts out of the kingdom, is faced with dilemma when his king orders him to complete a public execution.

A huge thanks to all of our industry judges. If you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

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