Contest Winners 2015

Below is the list of winners and VIP judges for the 2015 Zebulon Fiction Contest.  Congratulations to all the writers who entered and placed in 2015!

The Zebulon 2015 Winners List
Middle Grade / Young Adult Location Title
1st: Molly Gray Eagle River, AK Between Floors
2nd: Ida Olson Cheyenne, WY Virago
3rd: Brooke Hartman Chugiak, AK Axis
Mainstream / Literary / Historical Location Title
1st: Kim Lajevardi Westminster, CO Silent Witness
2nd: Charis Himeda Worcester, MA The Shape of a Kiss
3rd: Roberta Summers Farmington, NM The Downwinders Story
Romance / Women’s Fiction Location Title
1st: Melanie Lord Castle Rock, CO Waiting for Tomorrow
2nd: Rene Zimbelman Centennial, CO Mizerably Happy
Mystery / Thriller / Suspense Location Title
1st: Rachelle Harp Providence Village, TX #FeedWar
2nd: Gary Alan McBride Boulder, CO The Wildcat
3rd: Annette Bernard Colorado Springs, CO The Sonian Forest
Science Fiction / Fantasy Location Title
1st: Mark Andreas Boulder, CO Down into Darkness
2nd: Barbara Lund Draper, UT Speaker for the People
3rd: Kelly M. Welsh Boulder, CO The Kamen District
Urban Fantasy / Horror / Paranormal Location Title
1st: C.R. Hodges Niwot, CO Ragnarok Willie
2nd: Chloe Hawker Pittsburgh, PA Go
3rd: Anne Belen Seattle, WA Past Mistakes


2015 VIP Judges:

A huge thank you to all of the VIP judges!

  • Andrea Somberg, Harvey Klinger – Middle Grade/Young Adult
  • Sandy Lu, L. Perkins Agency – Mainstream/Literary/Historical
  • Mary Sue Seymour, Seymour Agency – Romance/Women’s Fiction
  • Dana Isaacson, Ballatine Books at Random House – Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
  • Tricia Narwani, Del Rey/Random House Worlds – Random House Worlds – Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Margaret Bail, Inklings Literary – Urban Fantasy/Horror/Paranormal

Previous Years’ Winners: