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Flying Island Journal 3.23

Dear Flying Island Readers:

Welcome to the 3.23 Edition of the Flying Island Journal! In this edition, we announce our first, second, and third place winners of our Short Fiction Contest! In this edition, we also have three poems and another craft corner piece by our CNF editor, Michael Gawdzik.

Inspired to send us your fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction? For more info on how to submit, see the tab above.

Thank you for reading,
Flying Island
Editors and Readers


Thank you to IWC Writer-in-Residence, Barbara Shoup, for judging the contest. Thank you also to our anonymous donor for the first place prize and Half Price Bookstore of Avon for donating gift cards for our second and third place prizes.

Congratulations to T.M. Spooner who is the first place winner of the Short Fiction Contest for his story, "Fireworks." You can read his story here.

Congratulations to Roberta Barmore who is the second place winner of the Short Fiction Contest. Barmore's story, "After the Rush," will be published in the April edition.

Congratulations to James Matthew Lee Wilson who is the third place winner of the Short Fiction Contest. Wilson's story, "The Long Dark," will be published in the May edition.

Nancy Botkin, "Her Mother"
Joshua Kulseth, "Through the Peephole"
Mary Sexson, "Your Own Eclipse"

Are you a writer who is from the Midwest or has close ties to the Midwest? We'd love to read your work. Submissions info in the tab above. 

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