2016 Fiction Winners
Announcing the Contest Victors
Again this year, the many excellent stories submitted to IDAHO magazine’s annual Fiction Contest required a lot of time and discussion among the judges to choose the winners. Congratulations, all! A number of the winning stories from 2016 and previous years are posted on this website under the Contests tab on the home page.
First: Korbin Heitzman, The Troll and the Giant Hamster
Second: Lucy Pietsch, The Trip
Third (tie): Lella Aicher, The Elephant’s Feet and Gina Greenberg, Strayed from the Herd
First: Terri Picone, River Train
Second: Travis Lay, The Miracle Cave
Third (tie): Bonnie Dodge, Lost Near Atlanta and Ashley J. Mayes, Daddy Longlegs & Dead Magpies
Previous first-place winners in the Adult category are entered in this competition.
First: Les Tanner, The Perfect Fly
Second: Margaret Koger, Finding Sparky
Third: Margaret Koger, A Hard Fall
These awards are for the top choice from one (or more) of the six judges. They may or may not have won other awards.
Terri Picone, River Train
Barbara Olic-Hamilton, Too Dark
Peter D. McQuade, Lucky Peak Sea Monster
Mike Nichols, A Silent Passing
Khaliela S. Wright, Wild at Heart
Teresa M. Mull, A Mountain Man’s Motto