Monthly Archives: May 2017
Thanks everybody for your patience! The semifinal results are now in and the reading team has settled on the finalists in the 2017 Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest!
The 12 longlisted stories are*:
At the Edge of a Human Path
Their War, Here
You’ve Never Seen This Day Before
All the Second Chances
Anatomy of a Rainbow
The Garden of Eating
The Sylph and the Song
Responses have gone out to all entrants. If you have not heard from us about your submission, please query! The judging panel will now go over the finalists and decide between them who will take home the top three prizes. Good luck to everyone!
* Author names have been omitted to maintain anonymity. Titles provided for entrants to confirm their submission’s status.
This is a quick note to let our writers know that we are still finishing up the submission reading and replies are going to be going out this week! Please don’t query until the weekend (May 13th) if you can restrain yourself. It’s coming.
Thank you for your patience and, of course, your excellent stories!