Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize in Issue 60 of Ruminate.
“The Florist” by Alex Cothren
“A Guide to Removal” by Amber Blaeser-Wardzala
“Katingo Carried 15,980 Tons and a Gentleman” by George Choundas
Finalists include Nina Gaby, Elizabeth Paley, Lauren Loftis, Skye Anicca, Catherine Miller, Alberto Daniels, and Suphil Lee Park.
Read comments on the winners from Judge Kelli Jo Ford inside the issue as an introduction to the pieces.