The first prize went to ‘Fly’ by José Manuel Dorrego Sáenz, from Madrid, Spain. The winning story was written in Spanish, and its author wins $20,000.
There were three second prizes of $2000 awarded to the highest-ranking entries in each of the other languages of the contest:
‘Where Do You Think You’re Going?!’ is by Emilia Sheppard, resident in Warsaw, Poland – their story was written in English;
‘Woodpecker’ is by Natheer Alzuabi, resident in Vienna, Austria – their story was written in Arabic;
‘Pink’ is by Ravit Grossman, resident in Herzeliya Israel – their story was written in Hebrew.
In line with the contest rules, none of the entries exceeds 100 words.
All four of these wonderful stories can be read in English by clicking here. To toggle back to the original Spanish language of the website, click on the icon near the top-right of the page.
Enjoy reading the stories. They’re well worth your time.
Many congratulations to the four winning writers.