Congratulations to Daryl Ellerbe, who was selected as the winner of the Fall 2022 Sad Girls Club Short Story, Fiction, & Non-Fiction Contest! Daryl Ellerbe has taught English as a Foreign Language in New York, Moscow, and Melbourne. She completed her Master of Applied Linguistics at the University of Melbourne. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Drexel University, where she works as an academic advisor. Her last short story appeared in The Showbear Family Circus, and she wrote the curriculum for the English-from-Russian lessons on Duolingo.
Daryl's winning short story is titled The Matron. Make sure to check out her piece which will be posted on the blog on March 5th, 2023.
Thank you to everyone who entered writing into the contest. We look forward to running more contests in the future and seeing more of your work. There was a fantastic selection of stories to choose from, making the task of judging this contest a challenging one!
Just a reminder that general submissions to the blog are still open in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Click on the Submissions tab at the top of the page for more information.