2017 Regional Emerging Writer's Contest
We are excited to announce the Emerging Writer's Contest winners for 2017! We received such an impressive number and quality of submissions this year. The final contest judges were all notable authors who participated in the 2016 Montana Festival–– Richard Fifield (Fiction), Amanda Fortini (Nonfiction), and Sherwin Bitsui (Poetry). Thank you for your contributions, and congratulations to the 2017 contest winners, R. Cassandra Bruner (Poetry), Catherine Raven (Nonfiction), and Patrick Vala-Haynes (Fiction). Winning submissions for each genre are linked below the author bios.