2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winners!

Click each story title to read the top three winning entries!

1st place

by Sarah Mattalian

Mount Olive High School, Grade 12
Teacher: Erin Riley-Lepo

2nd place

by Emily Trujillo

Hillsborough High School, Grade 9
Teacher: Melissa Blevins

3rd place

“Pay Attention to the Stars”
by Rebecca Kilroy

Ridge High School, Grade 12
Teacher: Danielle Presuto

Honorable Mentions

“A Syrian Song”
by Kishan Gandham
Ridge High School, Grade 12
Teacher: Nicole Gilmore

“Some Noise”
by Judy Xie
Mountain Lakes High School, Grade 11
Teacher: Jared Barbin

“My Beef with Chuck E. Cheese”
by Petra Zadroga
Chatham High School, Grade 10
Teacher: Nicholas Agelis

Thank you to our 2018 judges panel:

Stefanie Toye, Executive Director, Ivy Educational Services

Anne Piascik, Media Specialist, Morristown High School

Matt Daly, English Department, Morristown High School

Dr. Linnea Hasegawa, Adjunct Instructor of Writing, Drew University

Dr. Andrew Lutz, Chair, English Department, Gill St. Bernard’s School

Lisa Levchuk, Chair, English Department, Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child

Jeff Campbell, Author and Teacher, The Writers Circle


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