Southeast Missouri State University Press

Southeast Missouri State University

ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF OUR 2018 MIGHTY RIVER SHORT STORY AND WILDA HEARNE FLASH FICTION PRIZES

1 May 2019

We’re excited to announce the winner and finalists of our 2018 Mighty River Short Story Prize and Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Prizes. We had a ton of great selections this year. Thank you all for sharing your work with us! The winners will appear on the website later this year, and will both be included in our upcoming 2019 print issue. And of course, the contest is already open for next year—details are below!

Mighty River Short Story Prize:

Winner

Shrine by Keith Eisner

Finalists

Blue Trailer by Susan Isaak Lolis
Bone Fire by Gabrielle Pastorek
Swirled in Sunlight by Brandy Reinke
Flight by Lones Sieber

Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Prize

Winner

Gaping Hole by Kate Felix

Finalists

NSFW by Elise Burke
Wheat Country Weddings by Susan Lowell
Bones by Gabe Oppenheim
Son by Jesse Sensibar
Two by Courtney Youngongrats to winners and finalists, and thanks to everyone for entering. We appreciate the opportunity to read your work.