The winners and finalists of the 2012 Salamander Fiction Prize have been announced!
The winner of the contest, chosen by judge Carolyn Cooke, is Lynne Oaks, for "A Sudden Absence of Sound." Jenn Chan Lyman's "Two Old Fools" received honorable mention.
Our editorial staff would like to acknowledge the following stories as finalists:
"Cherry Red Fender" by Steven Wingate
"A Missionary Position" by Mel Wells
"Perfume River" by Jim Fairhall
"The Dome" by Gary Scott
"That Old Time Religion" by Lyle Roebuck
"The Rock and Roll Club" by Dwight Holing
"The Importance of Floating" by Linda Rui Feng
"Midday Sun" by Philip Carter
Thanks to all who entered the contest, and to all of our readers. We look forward to sharing "A Sudden Absence of Sound" in our upcoming issue, which will be published this December.