William Hawkins’ story “Grandma’s Sex Robot” has won the Roswell Award short story writing contest for adults hosted by Sci-Fest LA. The author will receive a cash prize of $1,000.00.
Hawkins lives in Irvine, CA, where he currently pursues an MFA in creative writing. He’s been published in the Blue Lyra Review and Country Roads Magazine, among others.
There was a public reading of the finalists at the ceremony on May 25. Gates McFadden read Hawkins’ entry.
Local pros John DeChancie and Steven Barnes were introduced from the audience.