We’re excited to announce the winner and runners-up of the 2013 Great American Fiction Contest!
As Jim tries to identify with the Yellowstone wolf trackers, both he and his wife have an awakening that changes their lives forever.
We promised to pick five runners-up, but we just couldn’t do it. Only with a certain amount of hair-pulling were we able to whittle our list of finalists to six, featured below.
At 88, Gloria is in decline and needs some help managing her daily chores. Enter Helen, her Meals-on-Wheels driver, who quickly makes herself indispensable but has mischief on her mind. Who will win out in this domestic power struggle?
After a young boy goes missing, his teacher and classmates learn a lesson about myths, education, and the danger of secret agendas.
Isolated by the domestication of his family household, a desperate husband initiates a series of self-destructive acts in an attempt to rediscover the relationships he once knew with his wife and daughter.
All Big Rosco has going for him is his love for Loretta, his big ears, and a windmill-tilting spirit worthy of Don Quixote. Is that enough to save the Pewhasset Pie Palace from the clutches of the villainous Taco Charlie and the destructive power of The World Famous Twelve Flags Amusement Park and Arcade Extravaganza?
Milvey is a loner. Each time he enters the world to compete, he does something to derail himself. Believing in oneself is not always an option. Seems that some people just aren’t meant to be where they find themselves.
Told through the voice of a resilient 5-year-old, a middle-class white family in the segregated South strives for stability despite the mother’s confinement in an iron lung.
Enter the 2014 Great American Fiction Contest at saturdayeveningpost.com/fiction-contest.