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The Writer’s 2022 Short Story Contest — First Place • Mr. Felter’s Last Song
The Writer’s 2022 Short Story Contest — Second Place • Animal Acids
The Writer’s 2022 Short Story Contest — Third Place Doneness
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Meet the Writer
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