Contest Results

Congratulations to the winner of the Psychopomp Magazine Short Fiction Award, Allie Marini Batts! Her story, “Summer of the Cicada,” was selected by Timothy Schaffert for the first place prize of $500 and publication in our contest chapbook. Here is the full list honoring the winner, runners up, and other finalists in our contest:

1st Place

“Summer of the Cicada” by Allie Marini Batts

Runners Up

“Heart on a Sleeve” by Julia Carey
“Reina” by Teresa Giordano


“Looking” by Kelsie Hahn
“Clay Pots” by S. M. Knisely
“M.I.A.” by Shilita Montez


“Wolving” by Lisa Beebe
“Come Alone to the Alone” by Deborah DeNicola
“Daughter Electric” by Lisa Nohner
“The End of the World” by Alan Sincic

We look forward to sharing many of these fine pieces with you through our chapbook or as special contest features. First up will be “Daughter Electric” by Lisa Nohner. Look for it on our website this week!