Contest Winners 2018


Below is the list of winners and VIP judges for the Zebulon Fiction Contest.  Congratulations to all the writers who entered and placed in 2018!
The Zebulon 2018 Winners List
Middle Grade / Young Adult Location Title
1st: Amber Washer Colorado Springs, CO Faerly Normal
2nd: Angela Sylvaine Fort Collins, CO The Installation
3rd: Judith Robbins Rose Centennial, CO Burn
Mainstream / Literary / Historical Location Title
1st: Judith Robbins Rose Centennial, CO Burn
2nd: Thomas Kichi Irvine, CA Kid Buddha
3rd: Shea McIntosh Ford Colorado Springs, CO It’s on Me
Romance / Women’s Fiction Location Title
1st: J.E.M. Welch Highlands Ranch, CO Light Unveiled
2nd: Lynette Paul Fair Grove, MO Turbulence of the Heart
Mystery / Suspense / Thriller Location Title
1st: Elaine Will Sparber Roseville, CA Rejection Can Be Murder
Science Fiction / Fantasy Location Title
1st: Levi Jacobs Englewood, CO Daughter of Flood and Fury
2nd: LV Bell Colorado Springs, CO Sun’s Awakening
3rd: Bowen Gillings Colorado Springs, CO 3 Ring Circus
Urban Fantasy / Horror / Paranormal Location Title
1st: Laura Main Castle Rock, CO Smite This!
2nd: J.E.M. Welch Highlands Ranch, CO Light Unveiled
3rd: Evon Davis Denver, CO The Magical Art of Seduction


2018 VIP Judges:

A huge thank you to all of the VIP judges who were awesome under compressed timelines!

  • Justin Wells, Corvisiero Literary Agency – Middle Grade/Young Adult
  • Kelsy Thompson, Jolly Fish Press – Mainstream/Literary/Historical
  • Deb Werksman, Sourcebooks – Romance/Women’s Fiction
  • Gabrielle Piraino, DeFiore and Company – Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
  • Martin Biro, Kensington Publishing – Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Angie Hodapp, Nelson Literary Agency – Urban Fantasy/Horror/Paranormal

Previous Years’ Winners: