Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 38


Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter Standings for 2021, Volume 38


Of all the writing contests out there, this one launches careers!


And the winners are:

First Place – M. Elizabeth Ticknor from Michigan
Second Place – John Coming from Ohio
Third Place – Azure Arther from Texas



Brandon Argetsinger from New York
Victoria Lea Dixon from Kansas
Nate Givens from Virginia
Noah Linwood from New Jersey
Michael Simon from Canada


A.M. Aikman from Florida
Bret Booher from Indiana
Seth Bradford from Virginia
Bryan Crystal-Thurston from Connecticut
S.M. Djock from Minnesota
J.C. Pillard from Colorado
Matt Poll from Canada
Anthony St. Clair from Oregon

Silver Honorable Mentions:

Dustin Adams from New York
L.D. Albano from Washington
M.F. Alfrey from United Kingdom
J.D. Anthony from Oregon
Hannah Azok from Australia
Robert Bagnall from United Kingdom
Samantha Balliet from California
Shullamuth Ballinger from Colorado
Shirley Bear Fedorak from Malaysia
Len Berry from Missouri
Caleb Bishop from Missouri
Edward Black from Washington
Paul Blake from United Kingdom
Daniel Blatt from California
Chris Bracalente from New Zealand
Mark Braidwood from Canada
Evan Cantor from Colorado
Michael Capozzi from New Jersey
Ron Carnell from Michigan
Sheila Chambers from Florida
J.Y. Choe from South Korea
John Coffren from Maryland
Russ Colson from Minnesota
S.D. Cotta from Oregon
Brian Crenshaw from California
Marco Cultrera from Canada
James Cummins from Virginia
Dean N. D’Amico from New Hampshire
Michael DeCarolis from Florida
Anthony Douglas Deskins from Indiana
James Dodds from Washington
Nathan B. Dodge from Texas
Frank Dutkiewicz from Michigan
Carl Duzett from Utah
Jenna Eatough from Utah
Tim Emery from United Kingdom
Patricia A. Ezell from Georgia
S Finn from New York
Jennifer Lesh Fleck from Washington
Jason D. Francois from United Kingdom
Katharina Gerlach from Germany
Catherine Girczyc from Canada
Lilla Glass from Washington
Michelle F. Goddard from Canada
Justin Greer from Pennsylvania
Phillip Hall from Virginia
Kelly A. Harmon from Florida
Paul E. Harmon from Arizona
NV Haskell from Kentucky
Christopher Henckel from New Zealand
Peggy Hendry from Arizona
Ian Hill from Oklahoma
Jacqueline Holland from Illinois
Ann Honebrink from Kentucky
Randy G. Hughes from Utah
Jared A. Jackson from Utah
Russel Jarvis from Indiana
Kent A. Jones from Minnesota
Ronald W. Kaiser from New Hampshire
Darya Kand from Russian Federation
Nathan Landrum from Kentucky
Karen A. Lin from California
Bonner Litchfield from North Carolina
Sean Mabry from California
Edward Mack from Connecticut
Anna Madden from Texas
Robert J. McCarter from Arizona
Francesco Moramarco from United Kingdom
Morgan J. Muir from Utah
Sheldon J. Pacotti from Texas
Brett Peterson from Missouri
Susan Pieters from Canada
Michael Quicho from Maryland
Glenn Rosado from Florida
Michelle Rose from Oregon
Edward Sammons from Florida
David Samuels from California
Michael Scherer from North Carolina
John Eric Schleicher from Montana
Marcus Schmidt from California
Ian Schutzman from California
V. Shalace from California
Joseph Sidari from Massachusetts
Sandra Siegienski from Oregon
Kyeli Sky from Oklahoma
Blake Soder from Iowa
Allison Sommers from Oregon
I Stanhope from Tennessee
Kelley Stead from Florida
Francine Taylor from Oregon
Joel Thomas from California
Dylan Townsend from United Kingdom
Rebecca E. Treasure from Texas
Crystal Troback from Canada
Stephanie Turner from Canada
Scott Pohaku Vilhauer from California
Jillian Wahlquist from California
Jared Walters from Tennessee
Alex Washoe from Washington
Aaron Werntz from Texas
Stan Werse from New Jersey
Avery Whelan from Estonia
Robert Luke Wilkins from California
William R.D. Wood from Virginia
A.P. Worland from Australia
James Yu from California
D. Reese Yutko from Georgia

Honorable Mentions:

R.C. Abbott from Canada
Christopher Abel from Michigan
Linda Maye Adams from Virginia
Storm Adams from Arkansas
Nick Aires from Canada
Ivan Akins from Tennessee
Victory Alexandra from Alabama
Anna Alieva from Spain
Anthony Allaway from Ohio
Van Alrik from Idaho
H.S. Arcturus from Florida
Mel Ashey from Utah
Wayne Austin from Australia
Jen Bair from Armed Forces Post Office
Tom Barbados from Japan
Daniel Barlekamp from Massachusetts
Laura Barnes from Maryland
Catherine Barrett from Kentucky
Micah Bates from Oregon
H. Baumgardt from Wisconsin
Vincent Baverso from Pennsylvania
Christopher Baxter from Utah
Cassandra Beals from Wisconsin
Madison Bee from Pennsylvania
Katherine Bell from New York
Jake Benson from United Kingdom
Ryan Benson from Georgia
Philip Benz from Oregon
E.M. Bird from Virginia
Lazarus Black from Washington
Spider Blake from Utah
Rob Bleckly from Australia
Melissa Bobe from New York
Mike Boggs from Philippines
Victor Bondar from New Jersey
Kylie Brewer from Missouri
David Bridge from United Kingdom
Z.T. Bright from Utah
Jaylon Brooks from Georgia
Ed Buchan from Canada
S.D. Bullard from Louisiana
Lily Burkin from Nevada
Christopher Busch from California
Paul Butler from New York
Cari Buziak from Canada
Jack Calverley from United Kingdom
Jarrid Cantway from Iowa
Joseph Carrabis from New Hampshire
Zach Case from Pennsylvania
Katelyn Cassens from Minnesota
E.N. Chaffin from Arkansas
Richard Chalk from United Kingdom
Steve Chatterton from Canada
Charles Q. Choi from New York
Jason Christensen from Nebraska
Krystin Christy from Arizona
Brad Christy from Texas
Megan Clifford from New York
Franny Cochran from North Carolina
Kelly Lynn Colby from Texas
Logan M. Cole from Florida
J.D. Cole from Arizona
Catherine J. Cole from Florida
Rowland Cook from United Kingdom
Scott Coon from California
Michael Costello from Massachusetts
Yelena Crane from Pennsylvania
Crystal Crawford from Florida
Robert Cunningham from Texas
Kate Dane from Minnesota
Kiran Das-Goel from California
Madeline Dau from Florida
Emily Dauvin from Canada
Merle Davenport from Oklahoma
Ruby Davis from North Carolina
Kevin Davis from Florida
Marco de la Roche from New York
Lance Dean from California
Sue Denver from Pennsylvania
Justin Dill from Canada
Michael Anthony Dioguardi from New York
Brittany Maylyn Du Bois from Maryland
Wade Dunham from Canada
Joshua Dyer from West Virginia
Didrik Dyrdal from Norway
William Eckel from Oklahoma
Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki from Nigeria
Mahmud El Sayed from United Kingdom
Julene Elias from Idaho
Mason Engel from California
Richard Errington from Connecticut
Thomas Farringer-Logan from Oregon
Hudson Fathers from Canada
Caitlin Finley from Texas
Samuel Finn from Washington
Helen Firmin from United Kingdom
Neil Flinchbaugh from Texas
CL Fors from California
Alex Fox from Massachusetts
Scott Franzen from Minnesota
Lindsay Fudim from New York
T.S. Gallows from Arizona
Jared Garrett from Utah
Henry Gasko from Australia
Andre K. George from Colorado
Sadie Gibson from Georgia
Melva L. Gifford from Utah
KC Gilman from Virginia
Peter Glazebrook from United Kingdom
Carley Gomez from Missouri
J.C.G. Gordon from Louisiana
Mark Gordon from Florida
William Grace from Colorado
J.B. Granger from Maryland
Robin Rose Graves from New York
Thomas J. Griffin from Tennessee
Will Gronefeld from Ohio
Ray Gwinn from California
Ka’ena H. from Hawaii
Maryann Haaser from Michigan
Anaid Haen from Netherlands
Doug Hamilton from Ohio
David Hankins from Iowa
Dan Hankner from Iowa
Alex Harford from United Kingdom
Michelle Henrie from Utah
Louise Herring-Jones from Alabama
Carlton Herzog from New Jersey
Alicia Hilton from Illinois
Ben Patrick Holden from United Kingdom
Mark Howard from Arizona
Drake Hughes from North Carolina
William Humble from Texas
Gary Hurtubise from Canada
Gregory R. Hyde from Colorado
Mitchell Inkley from Utah
Zala Jam from California
Corinthian James from Idaho
K.L. Jardine from New Mexico
Mira Jiang from Texas
Jakob Johnson from California
Eli Jones from Oregon
Thomas Jones from Massachusetts
William Paul Jones from California
Emmanuel Joseph from California
Dave Kavanaugh from Netherlands
Angela Kayd from Massachusetts
John Keane from United Kingdom
Iulia Keeley from Florida
D A Kelly from Nevada
Glenda Kotchish from Virginia
S.E. Kramer from District of Columbia
Micaela Kreuzwieser from Ohio
Kalen Kubik from Kansas
Eric Lahti from New Mexico
Ed Lang from Texas
L.C. Lara from Texas
Mariana Latouche from Costa Rica
Adrian Law from New Mexico
Kevin Lazarus from Utah
Sussu Leclerc from United Kingdom
Adam Lemma from Pennsylvania
Robert M. Leonard from Virginia
John Libenzon from Canada
Akis Linardos from Greece
Candice R. Lisle from Missouri
Kess M. Little from Washington
S.A. Locket from California
Dane Lozano from Philippines
Cully Mack from United Kingdom
Mender Mae from Australia
William Mangieri from Texas
Mark Philip Manifesto from California
Charley Marsh from Wisconsin
Django Mathijsen from Netherlands
R.C. Matthews from Pennsylvania
Marcas McClellan from Hawaii
M.P. McEndree from Minnesota
Sky McKinnon from Washington
Joshua Harley McKnight from California
Jessamin McSwain from Missouri
Lauryn Mercredi from Canada
Dom Michaels from Idaho
Elaine Midcoh from Florida
Theresa Miller from Idaho
Isaiah Miller from Utah
Devin Miller from North Carolina
Sancia Milton from California
Mark Minson from Utah
Mikayla Mislak from Maryland
Kat Mixon from Illinois
Kristine Morris from Massachusetts
Aaron Moskalik from Michigan
Ethan Nahte’ from Arkansas
Ethan Needham from Arizona
Jan Nerenberg from Oregon
Dallas Nicholls from Canada
Rey Nichols from North Carolina
Scott Nicholson from California
Notley Nix from Texas
L.E. Nolby from Minnesota
Melody Ocampo-Rhoades from California
Riley Odell from Colorado
Ari Officer from Illinois
John M. Olsen from Utah
Chynna Pace from Georgia
Cherise Papa from Texas
Hugo Paradis from France
Jerry Parker from California
Geoff Parker from Michigan
Benjamin Pask from Australia
P.S. Patton from California
Courtney Pederson from Virginia
Eric Pierce from Michigan
Madeline Pine from Washington
Caroline Poirier from Michigan
Nika Pokrovsky from Israel
Caleb Posten from Texas
Kathleen Powell from Missouri
Rajeev Prasad from California
Ed Prestwood from Arizona
T.H. Ray from Texas
Adrian Rayner from United Kingdom
Lore G. Reasonover from Georgia
Sascha Reinhard from Germany
Geoffrey Reiter from Pennsylvania
Trish Renee from Michigan
S.L. Reno from Texas
Sonya Rhen from Washington
Vincent Riddle from Utah
Elizabeth Ring from Utah
Dhyane Robinson from Canada
Jay Rosenkrantz from California
Ashley Ruggiero from Colorado
Jason Russell from Alaska
Swetha S. from India
Lorenzo Samuel from Florida
Scott M. Sands from Australia
Brandon Sanford from Washington
Lynne Sargent from Canada
Cody Schroeder from Missouri
Frank Schulaner from Hawaii
Adeline J. Schultz from Illinois
Penny Leigh Sebring from Colorado
A.B.S. Sharpnack from North Carolina
Peter Sharrai from Virginia
Meagan Shelley from Virginia
Pierre-Alexandre Sicart from Taiwan
Avery Simmons from Virginia
Cass Sims Knight from Oregon
Aiden Siobhan from North Carolina
Emily Smith from Nebraska
Jefferson McGregor Snow from Utah
Timofey Solovyev from Russian Federation
Dan Solum from Washington
S. Songweaver from California
Joshua P. Sorensen from Utah
Corey Stedwell from Washington
Carolyn Ivy Stein from Tennessee
J.K. Stephens from Florida
Haley M. Stevens from Wisconsin
Eric Stever from Idaho
Alexandra Stone from Indonesia
Kit Summers from Michigan
A. Sundeen from New York
Sophia Tao from Washington
Mark Tomlinson from Illinois
S.C. Torrance from California
Matias F. Travieso-Diaz from Virginia
Howard Tseng from Oregon
Roderick D. Turner from Canada
Edgar Ube from Philippines
Nickolas Urpi from Virginia
Devin Vandriel from Arizona
Amber C. Velez from Arizona
Jan Paolo Villaverde from Poland
Alex Vrettos from United Kingdom
Shannon Walch from Germany
Jade Wallace from Canada
Eric Wayne from Vermont
Robinne Weiss from New Zealand
Olga Werby from California
Galen Westlake from Canada
Iris Whelan from Maryland
Sarah Willett from Iowa
Cliff Winnig from California
Peike Wu from China
Mike Wyant Jr. from New York
J.E. Zarnofsky from Utah
Lauren Zwicharowski from Virginia


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