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STORY OF THE MONTH: August 2017

The Story of the Month is chosen from the Story of the Week winners announced from the past month.

The finalists for August were:

Out by Joey To
Neighborhood by Marjorie Arnett
Multiple Choice by Tracy Fells
Mother by Yong Takahashi

The winner of the August 2017 Story of the Month, and the $10 prize, is…

Multiple Choice

So much power has been packed into the final sentence. Tracy created an excellent slow build into an unexpectedly potent payoff.

STORY OF THE MONTH July 2017

The Story of the Month is chosen from the Story of the Week winners announced from the past month.

The finalists for July were:

Ten by L.S. Engler
The Retreat by Matthew Eichenlaub
Ham for Tobacco by Henry F. Tonn
Life on Earth by Sarah Krenicki
Backtrack by B.C. Nance

The winner of the July 2017 Story of the Month, and the $10 prize, is…

Backtrack

The unfolding-in-reverse delivery works exactly as intended, ramping to an agonizing anticlimax.