I’m so grateful to learn that “Last Call at the Dogwater Inn,” a new story from my unpublished collection, won first place in the Machigonne Fiction contest, adjudicated by Adam Braver. It will be featured in The New Guard Volume V, forthcoming Spring 2016. What an honour!
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Kristyn Dunnion is an author, arts mentor and mystic. A self-anointed Can Lit Doula, she births your stuck manuscript to its astounding next draft with skill and compassion.