The contest was open to relatively new writers.
- First Place: “Cooking: A Science” by Shinjini Dey
- Second Place: “Amadi on the Concrete” by Jarred Thompson
- Third Place: “Clear As Water, Red As Ruin” by Sigrid Marianne Gayangosm
The first place winner receives $1000; second place, $500; and third place, $200.
- Kay Orchison
- Kellye McBride
- C. Bradley White
- Amy Johnson
- Brienne D. Hayes
- Robin Sebolino
- Cat T.
The writing judges were Premee Mohamed and Vajra Chandrasekera and contest coordinators were Vajra Chandrasekera and Jade Doumani.