Fiction Winners

The winners of IDAHO magazine’s annual Fiction Writing Contest were honored at an awards ceremony in Boise last month. Our thanks to all the entrants, and congratulations to this year’s victors:

Youth (under 18 at submission deadline)
1st: As Good As the Guys, Audrey McClellan, Idaho Falls
2nd: The Day I Knew Everything, Aurora Cossairt, Boise
3rd: The Three Girls of the Lost Keys, Emma Kate Madsen, Hailey
Hon Mention: Words Not Spoken, Megan McMichael, Greenleaf

Adult (18 and older)
1st: Cell Block, Eric Wallace, Eagle
2nd: The Boy Who Touched a Bear, Dan Claar, Boise
3rd: The Governor, Mrs. Cox, Earline Reid, Idaho Falls
Hon Mention: The Chocolate Shoe, Donna McCain, Boise

Winners’ Circle (includes former first place winners in the Adult Division)
1st: The Sisters, Les Tanner, Caldwell
2nd: Caught In the Spirit, Bruce Bash, Idaho Falls
3rd: Idaho’s Mother of the Year, Amy McClellan, Idaho Falls

Judge’s Choice (one favorite from each of the seven judges)
The Sisters, Les Tanner, Caldwell
Crazy George, Les Tanner, Caldwell
Zeb, Les Tanner, Caldwell
Seaside Holiday, Vaughn Phelps, Twin Falls
The Mystery of Rabbit Springs Crossing, Rainney Fischer, Filer
Tuesday’s Catch, Melissa Foxman, Reading, MA
Snow Angels, Margaret A. Koger, Boise

Publisher’s Choice (may or may not have won in another category)
As Good As the Guys, Audrey McClellan, Idaho Falls

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