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2016 Arizona Literary Contest FINALISTS Announced!

Congratulations to all the 2016 Finalists!
(Appearing in Alpha by Title)

POETRY
Bereft, by Bruce L. Reynolds
Earth’s Core Made of Candy, by Katherine Atwell Herbert
Freediving for Pearls, by Chelsea Grieve
Guitars Weep Into Wineglasses, by Sarah Leonard
Just Not West 47th Street, by Bruce L. Reynolds
Love’s Sequence, by Joseph Ridgway

NEW DRAMA
Muffins, by Wendy Memoli
My Mother’s Voice, by Nancy Scheneman-Brehm
Tears Speak Spirits Soar, by Linda S. Bierwagen

SHORT STORY
Aunt Gussie and the Enemy Within, by Bob Natiello
Sweet Water, by Nancy Chaney
The Case of the Old Colt, by John Hansen
The Moment, by Katherine Atwell Herbert

ESSAY/ARTICLE/TRUE STORY
Charlie’s Story, by John Hansen
How Are Things With You?, by Diane Phelps Budden
The Bat is Dead, by Terryl Warnock
The Waiting Room, by Laurie Wilson Fatland

UNPUBLISHED NOVEL
Hidden Ones – A Veil of Memories, by Marcia Fine
Midnight Landing, by Casey Thorne
The ISIS Affair, by J. David Rich
Voiceless Whispers: A New Shaman’s Calling, by Jane Ruby

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
Blueberry Bear, by Eileen A. Pieczonka
Ellie Adventure Picking Out Puppies!, by Colleen Dougherty
The Ghost in the Convent, by Marianne Mitchell
Train to Glory, by Lisa Y. Potocar

FICTION
Burning Sky, by R.S. Scott
Filtered, by G.K. Lamb
Knocking on Heaven’s Door, by Sharman Apt Russell
Last Tango in Timbuktu – Selected Stories and Poems, by Tim Schaefer
Peril by Ponytail, by Nancy J. Cohen
The Permanent Solution, by Merle McCann
The Presence of Justice, by Elvis L. Bray

NONFICTION
Arizona On Stage: Playhouses, Plays, and Players in the Territory 1879-1912, by Thomas P. Collins
Chatto’s Promise: An Apache Saga, by John Sandifer
Remember the Prisoners: He Came to Set the Captives Free, by Rev. Joaquin R. Larriba
Stories from History’s Dust Bin, Vols. 1-3, by Wayne Winterton, Ph.D.
Tremors in the Cloister: A Memoir, by Allan Spiegler

GREEN PIECES PRESS 2016 ARIZONA BOOK OF THE YEAR
AND ALL CATEGORY WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE ARIZONA LITERARY AWARDS GALA


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2016
EMBASSY SUITES BILTMORE, PHOENIX, AZ

For Ticket Information, email AzAuthors@gmail.com or call 602-554-8101.

The annual Arizona Literary Contest was instituted in 1980 and is open from January 1 to July 1 each year to all writers anywhere in the world, as long as their entry is written in English and the fee paid in US currency. Categories for published and unpublished works encompass a variety of genre

Check back in December 2016 for new and exciting details for the 2017 Contest!





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