This morning I heard from our last short story judge, and I am happy to announce the top six winners, all of whom will have their stories included in Stories from Passing Strangers: Sharing a moment can forever change a life.
Our top-scoring winner was Garry Hojan, whose story of being a homeless kid on the street moved hearts. Other winners included Melody Morgan, who wrote of the stranger who gave her son a heart transplant; Crystal Thieringer, who wrote beautiful (and humorously) of how a stranger helped her through a trial in her college days; Catherine Mulholland, who wrote of how a stranger helped her and her family through a dark time in her childhood; Terri Gillespie, who wrote of how a passing stranger helped her realize the depth of commitment required when we pray for others; and Kay Mills, who wrote of how a stranger in a hospital became a friend.
The published collection should be available on Amazon within a few days. You can order it here.
Thanks to all who entered! And if you didn’t enter, I hope you will consider writing something the next time an opportunity knocks. 😉