After poring over the submissions this year (we received almost 100), the girls have finally decided on the FIVE FINALISTS for the 2nd Annual Naked Girls Reading Literary Honors. Now these selections will be sent to our illustrious judges who will decide on this year’s winner. The Literary Honors will be given away live in Chicago on November 18th after the girls read each of the five finalists’ submissions. To read excerpts from each of the finalists’ works, click HERE.
The finalists (in no particular order) are:
Black Lemon, by Viola Maxim (New York, NY)
The Heaven of Water, by Lance Weller (Gig Harbor, WA)
Razor Hair Girls, by Elizabeth R. McClellan (Memphis, TN)
Etymology, by Courtney Meaker (Seattle, WA)
Everywhere Silks, by Valya Dudycz Lupescu (Chicago, IL)