Congratulations to all the finalists and thank you to everyone who participated!
1st Place: "The Sin Eater" by Holly Tellander
2nd Place: "Dr. Google" by Brooke Reynolds
3rd Place (Tie): "One-Eyed Undertaker" by Carrie Connel-Gripp
3rd Place (Tie): "The Painted Castle" by Karen Murdarasi
Top 12 Finalists:
"Dead Bespoke" by Philip Ridgers
"Let's Go" by Malissa Greenwood
"Beyond the Grave" by Katharina Klamt
"A Note For When She Wakes Up" by David Just
"A Sleepwalker's Nightmare" by Nicole Gantz
"Love Over Coffee" by Marie Scampini
"The Oppenheimer Curse" by Chris Waltz
"The Waitress" by Allison Walters Luther
As a reminder, all of these stories will be published on Channillo as part of a special one year (monthly) short story series starting in November. You'll definitely want to subscribe!
If you haven't already, you may also be interested in reading the 2015 Short Story Contest Finalists series.