Congratulations to the Winners & Honorable Mentions for the
2021 Dillydoun International Fiction Prize


1st Place
Alejandro de Gutierre
In the Shadow


2nd Place
Kerri Schlottman
A Daytime Moon


3rd Place
Christopher Whyland
The Exit Guide


Honorable Mentions

Nora Studholme
The Scales

Cynthia Singerman
The Most Interesting Man in the World

Alexandra Gowling
After the Seige of Syracuse

Rudy Ruiz
Allegiance

Anna Millard
Mary Oliver Is Dead and I Am Traveling to Paris or How an Atheist Prays

Byron Spooner
The Acrobat Rides the Horse in Sequins

Ronald Meek
The Terrible Degas

Les Zig
The Slush Pile Demolitionist

Ellen Sollinger Walker
Undercover

Emma Gilberthorpe
A Visitation of Swallows



Please join me in congratulating the writers who made the longlist for the
2021 Dillydoun International Fiction Prize.

Winners will be announced on or before December 31, 2021.

names appear in no particular order


Alejandro de Gutierre – In the Shadow
Kevin Reigle – Early Bird CaféRead the Story Here
Amina Gautier – Simple Care
Porter Huddleston – A View of Bea Benton
Les Zigomanis – The Slush Pile Demolitionist
Ronald Meek – The Terrible Degas
Byron Spooner – The Acrobat Rides the Horse in Sequins
Tyler Kinchen – Two Brothers, Their Father Called Them
Kerri Schlottman – A Daytime Moon
Nora Studholme – The Scales
Rudy Ruiz – Allegiance
Dustin James Gillham – Marcel’s Final Monologue
Brooks Carver – No Visitors, Please
Alexandra Gowling – After the Seige of Syracuse
Ellen Sollinger Walker – Undercover
Stephanie Bousley – Nepali for Duct Tape
Gillian Wiley Rose – Next SeptemberRead the Story Here
Stephen Policoff – Blue Like an Evening Cloud
Sidney Wollmuth – The ChildRead the Story Here
Cynthia Singerman – The Most Interesting Man in the World
Anna Millard – Mary Oliver Is Dead and I Am Traveling to Paris or How an Atheist Prays
LM Wright – Space BountyRead the Story Here
Christopher Whyland – The Exit Guide
Emma Gilberthorpe – A Visitation of Swallows
Joshua Levy – Strange Gifts