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2016 BSFS Amateur Writing Contest winners at Capclave. Pictured from left: 1st place winner Irette Y. Patterson, 2nd place winner J.D. Gordon, and 3rd place winner S.L. Carney

2013 BSFS Amateur Writing Contest winners at Capclave. Pictured from left: 3rd place winner Eric Guy, 2nd place winner Rachel Kolar, and 1st place winner Holliann R. Kim

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society Amateur Writing Contest promotes the creation of quality genre literature in the state of Maryland. The contest was first held in 2013, and past winners are listed below. Click here for contest details and how to enter.

2019:
First place - "Echo" by Preston Stone. Read Echo here.
Second place - "Angel" by 3 Retired Rabbits
Third place - "The Water Always Glints in the Sun" by Amy Bernstein

2018:
First place - "Shakti" by J.K. Ullrich. Read Shakti here.
Second place - "Gardener of the Bright and Swift" by F. Dan O'Neill
Third place - "Augury" by Deidre Delpino Dykes

2017:
First place - "Beastly Little Boy" by Emily Dorffer
Second place - "The Pawn Shop of Intangible Things" by Margery Bayne
Third place - "Somewhere In Between" by Nicholas Meriwether

2016:
First place - "Witch Ball" by Irette Y. Patterson
Second place - "A Day in the Life of the Man Who Murdered 100 Billion People" by J.D. Gordon
Third place - "Piledriver" by S. L. Carney

2015:
First place - "A Thousand Solomons" by Christopher Mark Rose
Second place - "Hunted" by T. Eric Bakutis
Third place - "To Each, A Place" by Michael B. Tager

2014:
First place - "Captain Verge in the 21st Century!" by David Vaughan
Second place - "Very Happy and Very Productive" by Sherri Woosley
Third place - "Progenitor" by Rob Ross

2013:
First place - "Creatures of the Holy Well" by Holliann R. Kim
Second place - "Default" by Rachel Kolar
Third place - "DIY" by Eric Guy

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