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ARIZONA AUTHORS ASSOCIATION
Arizona Authors Association is a Non-profit 501c3 organization. Its mission is to foster literary achievement, advance the art of writing, and to serve the writers, authors, editors, publishers and allied professionals of Arizona and the nation.
Arizona Authors Association:
1. Recognizes the power of literature to enrich the lives of individuals and communities.
2. Promotes our annual international literary contest featuring unpublished and published work.
3. Encourages the cultivation of literature within all age groups.
4. Conducts educational programs, workshops, conferences, reading series, critique groups and more.
5. Publishes our annual literary magazine celebrating writing excellence across the nation, as well as a bi-monthly newsletter.
Arizona Authors Association's primary goal is to support and assist the literary community in creating and publishing its best body of work to reach the widest possible audience.
RESULTS OF THE 2019 ARIZONA AUTHORS’ ASSOCIATION LITERARY CONTEST
The Arizona Authors' Association Board and Contest Judges wish to congratulate all of the finalists!
1st Place THE PEAKS—by Mark Ford
2nd Place SOUL SIFTER—by Marilyn McDonald
3rd Place TIME IS A BANDIT—Sherry Goldberg
HM WESTERN GIRL—Julie Morrison
1st Place WISHFUL THINKING—by Rose Garlasco
2nd Place HUGS NOT WALLS: REUNITING THE CHILDREN—by Mark Walker
3rd Place FIRST LOVE—LASTING LOVE—by Julia Watson
HM NOTRE DAME—by Rico Austin
1st Place PROOF TEXT—by Janet Crum
2nd Place PHANTOM WAGONS—by Constance Osterlitz
3rd Place SURVIVING ENGLISH IV—by Duke Southard
HM STRANGE EVENTS IN SLATER CANYON—by Mark Ford
1st Place A GALLERY OF SHADOWS—by K. Patrick Malone
2nd Place VANISHING, INC.—by Janet Crum
3rd Place A SPY IN SILKS—by Kara Krelove
HM A LOVE DIVIDED BY TIME—by Richard McMaster
1st Place AMERICAN HEROES: FASCINATING FACTS AND INSPIRING VOICES—
by Marty Feess
2nd Place THE LEAST LIKELY CRIMINAL—Published by Laura Orsini
3rd Place LEFT FOR DEAD AT NIJMENGEN, THE TRUE STORY OF AN AMERICAN
PARATROOPER—by Marcus A. Nannini
HM BETTER THAN ME—by Albert M. Quihuis
1ST Place ANGEL FIERCE—by Vijaya Schartz
2nd Place FALLACY OF CLOSURE—by Duke Southard
3rd Place FINAL TIPPING POINT—by Duke Southard
HM FINAL GRAINS OF SAND—by David Harder
1st Place THE SECRET OF DELPHI—by Craig Sodaro
2nd Place NEEDLES, THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREE—by David Kurud
3rd Place BELLA’S SECRET—by Lynn Marie Lusch
HM SATURDAY SAFARI—by Caren Cantrell