Texas Bar Journal announces 2020 Narrative Contest victors

 

Thanks to the 26 authors that sent access to the Texas Bar Journal Short Story Contest this year.

Author names were removed from access prior to being submitted to courts in order to keep the contest reasonable and also neutral. Texas Bar Journal Two panels of judges faced the tough job of choosing the victors, and also for each and every round the very same analysis kind was made use of for uniformity. 10 access progressed to the final round, which was judged by Pamela Buchmeyer, of Dallas and Jupiter, Florida; last year’s champion, Caryn L. Carson, of Dallas and Albuquerque, New Mexico; as well as Mike Farris, of Dallas.

The champion, “Residence,” by Brian Schmidt, gained the highest variety of points.

Please congratulate these attorney-authors for making it via the competitive first round of judging to the finals.

“Home,” by Brian Schmidt (starting point)

“Wrecked It,” by Robin Harris (second location; tie)

“Hattie,” by Terri B. Moore (2nd location; tie)

“The Opposite side of the Space,” by Michael E. Jimerson

“The Allies’ Satisfying,” by Ron Uselton

“The Same Area,” by Kevin Faulkner

“Forty-Five Years,” by Sohail “Ali” Hasanali

“Duck Searching In Winter Months,” by Elizabeth Furlow

“All Things Being Equal,” by Frank Gonynor

“It’s 3 AM. Do You Know Who You Are?,” by Erane LaSusa

Below’s a passage from “House”:

“His arm was hurting much less now. The old legal representative had actually discovered his favorite chair that Judge Sloan kept near the exterior entryway to his court house chambers. These days, he would discover himself being attracted to it for a minimum of a few minutes. He suched as to greet the young judge who likewise suched as to get a very early begin. On some days, he much like to sit outdoors as well as supervise the East Texas courthouse lawn as the flawlessly manicured lawn stayed still as well as undisturbed.”

The entire story, along with both second-place winning access, will certainly be published in the June concern of the Texas Bar Journal.

 

Released at Mon, 20 Apr 2020 13:38:42 +0000

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