2016 Contest Results

We’re pleased to announce the results of our 2016 Psychopomp Magazine Short Fiction Contest. All authors will be listed alphabetically by name within their categories. It was a pleasure to receive so many wonderful submissions this year. In fact, due to the unexpected volume compared to previous years, we decided to split extra money made among our three runners-up. You’ll find all those awarded below, along with a full list of our splendid finalists.

1st Place – $500
“Witchmother” by Brandi Wells

Runners-Up – $100 (each)
“Remains” by Morgan Fox
“The Handle” by Jason Marc Harris
“The Village of Hands and Feet” by McKenzie Hightower

“Ursa Major’s Levitation Toward Enlightenment” by Danielle Lea Buchanan
“I Have Kept Nearly All of My Promises” by Catherine Carberry
“Hag Stone” by Brenda Mann Hammack
“Living Impaired” by Dustin M. Hoffman
“Closer to Wolf” by Meredith Luby
“Open Your Eyes” by Allie Marini
“Seven Things That Never Happened” by Julia Park Tracey
“Little Flowers in the Heat” by Steven Wolf