There were more than 1,000 entries to Carve Magazine‘s Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. The top five winning pieces are printed in the latest premium edition and online; they will also be sent to three literary agents for review and representation consideration.
First place – $1000
“Tu quoque” by Jake Andrews in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Second place – $750
“No Translation” by Mona Awad in Manhattan, NYC.
Third place – $500
“Heisenberg” by William Shih in Queens, NYC.
Editor’s Choice (Matthew Limpede) – $250
“The Gymnast” by Jennifer Harvey in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Editor’s Choice (Kristin S. Vannamen) – $250
“Twenty-Nine Ingredients” by Lesley Quinn in Oakland, CA.