Lit Blitz Winner
After counting and recounting votes in a tight race for literary impact, we are pleased to announce this year’s top finalists:
Fourth Place: “The Primary Temple Trip” by Laura Hilton Craner
Third Place: “Yahweh: Prologue to the Temple” by Jonathon Penny
Second Place: “Living Scriptures” by Scott Hales
and our Grand Prize winner:
First Place: “Slippery” by Stephen Carter
Thank you again to all who submitted to the contest, who read and shared the finalists, and who emailed in votes. It’s been a lovely time.
Because of the strong submission pool this year, we have decided to compile an eBook anthology of all twenty-four semi-finalists. Watch our Facebook page for details, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us you want anthology updates.
Can’t wait for the next Lit Blitz? From now through September 30th, we’ll accept entries for a fall Mix-and-Mash Mythos contest. The rules are simple:
-Entries must be under 2,000 words
-Entries must draw on or sample from Mormon mythos (scriptures, history, hymns, traditions, etc.) AND another mythos (modern pop culture, a scientific model, another culture or religion, etc.)
-All genres are welcome (and bending genres is encouraged). Previously published work is acceptable if the author retains republication rights.
-Works should speak to an audience of religious Latter-day Saints
Send entries to email@example.com, preferably attached as Word documents or pdfs. Please include author’s contact information in the body of the email, but not in the attachment with the story.
Finalists will be selected in October and published in October or November. A cash prize will be awarded to the winner of an audience vote.