Winners of the BPL Overnight Writing Contest

First prize went to Karen Kachra for "Speechless".  Karen has a PhD in philosophy from Northwestern University in Chicago. Since venturing into the mainstream press, she has published short fiction in Maple Tree Literary Supplement and Flashquake, and creative non-fiction in Nebula, Philosophy Now and Mom Writer’s Literary Magazine (forthcoming). She is a critic for Ontario Arts Review. Karen lives in Oakville, Ontario with her husband and their two young children.

Third prize went to Marie McDonald for "Poison Pen".  Marie can be found blogging away at Restless Writers.

Check in with these talented writers for an opportunity to read their winning stories.