Contest – Meet our Winners

Montgomery Writes!

The Montgomery County chapter of the Maryland Writers’ Association and Montgomery Magazine are proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Montgomery Writes! short-form writing contest.

Fiction Category

First Place Winner

Urvi Chowdhury – “On the Run

Runners up

Melanie Hatter – “Malawi’s Sisters
Stephen Sugg – “Stanley and Phyllis

Creative Nonfiction Category

First Place First Winner

Laura Donnelly Smith – “Tree Fall

Runners up

Suzyn Gonzalez – “Sitting in Airports, Waiting for Planes
Judy Ohr – “Sand Never Stops Shifting

Poetry Category

First Place Winner

Emma Millar – “The Osprey’s Nest

Runners up

Shirley Menendez – “A Villanelle to Life in America
Jennifer Bunch – “Apple Pie Ala Mode: A Chronicle of the 1960s

Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2016 Montgomery Writes contest!