Anca L. Szilágyi

Street of the Deported

2017 Lilith Fiction Contest: First Place

Edith played with her father’s wooden leg like it was a horse on a carousel. He pedaled at the sewing machine with his other leg, singing to Lakmé on the radio. The wool of his pants scratched her cheek. Her mother, belly big with her sister, knelt and huffed around a crabby woman, who swiveled this way and that to catch herself in the mirror.

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2017 Fiction Contest Winners

The articles in this special section:
“Saint Michel” (detail) by David Barnett, davidbarnettworks.com.

Street of the Deported

Anca L. Szilágyi

2017 Lilith Fiction Contest: First Place

“Mood Swings #2” (detail) by David Barnett, davidbarnettworks.com

The Curiosa Section

Harriet Goldman

2017 Lilith Fiction Contest: Second Place

“Shirley” by David Barnett, davidbarnettworks.com.

Chosen

Gail Marlene Schwartz

2017 Lilith Fiction Contest: Third Place