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Read the 2010 OPEN CITY RRofihe Trophy
Short Story Contest Winner HERE:
"The Wrong Heaven" by AMY BONNAFFONS
http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/afict...

Amy Bonnaffons holds a BA in literature from Yale University and an MFA in fiction writing from New York University. She currently lives in New York City, where she teaches writing, sings Balkan folk music, and works on her first book of short stories. "The Wrong Heaven" is the 2010 Winner of the Open City RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest http://opencity.org/2010/12/the-2010-...


Note: The complete 2010 results are posted on the new Open City RRofihe Trophy pages:
http://opencity.org/2010/12/the-2010-...
http://opencity.org/the-rrofihe-trophy

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There were exactly 200 entries in the 2010 Open City Magazine RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest.

The Winning Writer is Amy C. Bonnaffons of New York City for her story "The Wrong Heaven".
She will receive a prize of $500, a trophy, and publication of the story in Open City #31.

The 2010 RRofihe Trophy Runner-Up is Mac Barrett of Brooklyn, New York for his story "We Call This Living; or, Ghosts".

The 2010 RRofihe Trophy Special-Mention Stories (2) are:
"This Was Going to Work Out Fine" by Barbara Arno Modrack" of Brighton, Michigan.
"Baboon" by Jan Stinchcomb of Austin, Texas.

The 2010 RRofihe Trophy Top-Ten Stories include:
"The Airplane Hangar" by Anelise Chen of New York City.
"Release" by M.E. Parker of McKinney, Texas.
"An Incident at the Plaza" by Elizabeth Kadetsky of New York City.
"One of the Funner Parties I Have Been To" by Katya Apekina of St Louis, Missouri.
"Scared" by Adeola Adeniyi of Brooklyn, New York.
"Perfect Soup" by Olivia Shih of New York City.

The 2010 RRofihe Trophy Top-Twenty Finalist Stories included entries from:
Annie DeWitt of Brooklyn, New York; Meakin Armstrong of New York City; Michael Di Gesu of Chicago, Illinois; Victoria Moon of New York City; Tamela J. Ritter of Haymarket, Virginia; Rashanna Rashied-Walker of Brooklyn, New York; Elizabeth Richards of New York City; Lindsay Allen of New Orleans, Louisiana; Brent Shearer of New York City, and, Jessica Pishko of New York City.