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Winners of 2014 Fiction Contests

Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2014 Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction and Mighty River Short Story contests, Jeannine Dorian Vesser and Hannah Gildea.

Winner Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest

“That Summer” by Jeannine Dorian Vesser, Ballwin, MO

And the finalists
J.S. Kierland, Prescott, AZ, for “American Horror”
Ashley Kunsa, Irwin, PA, for “Marine Life”

Mighty River Short Story Contest

“Cottonmouth” by Hannah Gildea, Oregon City, OR

And the finalists
Mark Connelly, Milwaukee, WI, for “The Changeling”
Jeremy Griffin, Myrtle Beach, SC, for “Love, Despite its History”


Winners will be published in the upcoming issue of Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley, volume 15, issue 1.