The Story of the Month is chosen from the Story of the Week winners announced from the past month.
The finalists for July were:
Side Effects of Radiation Therapy by Bob Thurber
Too Late by Kiran Kaur Saini
Pyrex-Worthy by Robin Lubatkin
Lepidop-Terror by Melanie Cranenburgh
Another Misadventure of the Broken Boys by Bob Thurber
The winner of the July 2018 Story of the Month, and the $10 prize, is…
Another Misadventure of the Broken Boys
The story achieves the perfect balance of unsettling beauty and haunting hope. Bob continues to prove why he deserves his Hall of Fame spot.