We are ecstatic to finally share with you the winners of the 2022 Novel Excerpt Contest: Charmaine Craig has selected Robyn Jefferson’s “Calling Out” as the grand prize winner! Thank you to every single one of our submitters who made this year’s contest especially fierce. A round of applause for all of our shortlisted excerpts, and congratulations to our other finalists! Check back later this summer to read these magnificent excerpts.
“Calling Out” by Robyn Jefferson
“Crybaby” by Mariah Adcox
“After We Drowned” by Jill Yonit Goldberg
“The Blood Hustle” by Alice Hatcher