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Bucks County Short Fiction Contest announces winners


The Bucks County Short Fiction Contest has named the winners for fall 2023.

Jennifer Fritch of New Hope won first place for her story, “Hungry.” LWC Allingham of Doylestown captured second place for “Cellar Door.” Lonn Braender of Washington Crossing took third place for “Red Spinny Dress.” Philadelphia writer Emma Copley Eisenberg, author of the nonfiction book “The Third Rainbow Girl” and the upcoming novel “Housemates” was the final judge.

The contest is open to adults who are residents of Bucks County. The winners will receive honoraria of $200, $100, and $50, respectively. The contest is funded by Bucks County Community College and receives support from the Department of Language and Literature. Professor Elizabeth Luciano is the contest administrator. A contest for high-school students will be held next spring.