Winner and finalists announced for YA Contest


Congratulations to Megan Hesse of Pompano Beach, Florida, for winning the 2016 Writers@Work Contest for Young Adult Fiction.

By day, Megan Hesse is a copywriter with an MFA in Fiction from Florida Atlantic University. By night, she is not a masked wrestler, but she really wishes she was.

Link here to read Megan’s winning story, “The Haircut.”

Finalists in the 2016 YA contest:
Andrew Kozma, “The Ocean Above Her”
Paige Upstill, “Becoming You and Me”
Sean McFadden, “Independence Day”
Sarah Lofgren, “My Mission” and “Breath of Life”
Erica Infanger, “Free to Live”
Josh Allen, “The Shadow Curse”
Jessica Rosevear Fox, “Spilling Ink”
Elizabeth Watson, “Gills”
Tyler Heiner, “The Weight of Brass”
Paulene Turner, “Shakespeare, Where Art Thou”