Categories for 2013 Literary Prize Submissions

A Boiling-Down Summer

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

Dennis G. Sellers Cell: 812-205-8062 selldenn@hotmail.com 07/22/2013 A Boiling-Down Summer My best friend, Carlton, a native and resident of Long... Read Story

East End Story

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

I frequented the beach for many a summer. The glittering silver line of the south shore of Long Island had... Read Story

The Farm

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

“TheFarm” By Michael Pierce Barber Page 1 of 3 Life was simple at the age of ten. Time seems to... Read Story

Bigger Fish

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

Bigger Fish By Morleen Novitt I have always loved the southeast fish tail of Long Island in the autumn. The... Read Story

Sag Harbor Sundays

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

Sag Harbor Sundays by Lorraine Manzo Angeletti “If you could live anywhere in the world where would you choose to... Read Story

Dearest Jeannot

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

Dearest Jeannot: The sun has dried my tears. I am facing our favorite spot, which you will never get to... Read Story

Cucumber

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

Cucumber Rhode Island Reds are a sturdy breed of chicken – reliable layers and never temperamental. My nine-year-old brother, Charlie... Read Story

Nature’s Nudge

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

NATURE’S NUDGE Last fall, as super storm Sandy barreled through the Northeast, we gathered with family in our New York... Read Story

SPEAK-easy

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

SPEAK-easy It’s never the guy with the dog that gets the girl. It’s the dog with the guy that get’s... Read Story

Guilt Ridden

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

Guilt Ridden The Titanic sank. In the aftermath, all Hell broke loose. Searching for scapegoats and reasons, inquirers maneuvered an... Read Story

In Homage

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

By all accounts Lion Gardiner was a powerful presence, both in his physical appearance (over 6’ tall and flaming red... Read Story

Christmas

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

It was a year after the breakdown that led to my psychiatric treatment at Eastern Long Island Hospital. I’m not... Read Story

Tuesday at McNulty’s

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

Tuesday at McNulty’s As the early afternoon sun rose overhead, the temperature hovered in the mid-90’s. Humid. Unbearably brutal weather.... Read Story

I Have Dust

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

My name is Bernadette, I live ion the East End of Long Island and I Have Dust. The fine, dry... Read Story

One Fish

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

“Are the blues running? Or are you going for stripers?” “Too early in the season for stripers on the inside.... Read Story

Pavlov’s Dogs

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

PAVLOV’S DOGS      BY Harry Lorayne All memory is based on what I call The Reminder Principle. How many... Read Story

The Camper from Hell

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

The Camper from Hell Camp Immaculata in Mattituck, with its woodsy cabins named after birds, chirped itself to death around... Read Story

Dive out East

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

It’s Summer Time! Probably 2 of the best words in the world to a 9 year old girl who’s just... Read Story

Mystical Waters

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

“Mystical Waters” I don’t know how they do it, how people in the middle of the country manage to live... Read Story

No Hablamos

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

She heard the saw’s constant angry growl, unfamiliar and suburban. It must be Tuesday. They had rented a house on... Read Story

Perfect 11

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

I am peddling faster because the “cat ladies’” house is approaching and I don’t want them to come out and... Read Story

A Special Dwelling

May 28, 2014 9:12 am Published by

Anne Shelley 92 Squiretown Road Hampton Bays, N.Y. 11946 631.728.1306 ashelley27@earthlink.net word count 752 A SPECIAL DWELLING Twenty years ago... Read Story