Wisconsin Public Radio's 'Wisconsin Life' Announces Winners of Ghost Story Flash Fiction Contest
On Wednesday, October 31st at 6:00PM tune in to the NPR News and Classical Music Network for the Wisconsin Life Halloween Special hosted by Veronica Rueckert. Best-selling author, and contest judge, Patrick Rothfuss joins Rueckert to talk about the contest and feature some of the winning entries.
Congratulations to these contest winners:
- Andrew McDonnell, Beaver Dam WI — “Curtain Call”
- Kurt Pankau, St. Louis MO — “Stefan the Wise”
- Alan Barasky, Deerfield, IL — “Mom’s Soup”
- Darlene Rickert, Green Bay WI — “The Rusted Bell”
- Matthew Martinez, Holden LA — “Darcy Davis”
- Jonathan Blyth, Bloomer WI — “You Are What You Eat”
- Eric Van Vleet, Marinette WI — “Presidential Phantasm”
- Joanna Truman, Burbank CA — “Scrapbook of the Gods”
- John Pigeon, Green Bay WI — “For Better or For Worse
The contest invited writers to pen a 600-word ghost story. Best-selling fantasy writer and Wisconsin-native Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Wise Man’s Fear and The Name of the Wind, selected nine winners from more than 650 entries. Winning entries were produced for broadcast by WPR and the 9XM Players.
To read -- and listen to -- the winning entries and some of the semi-finalists, click over to www.wisconsinlife.org.
Let Wisconsin Life be the soundtrack for your trick-or-treaters!
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