ORLI VAN MOURIK of Brooklyn, NY!

Congratulations, Orli, for winning the 2015-2016 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents!


Complete winner’s list for 2015-2016:

Fellowship Winner: Orli Van Mourik, Brooklyn, NY for “Waushakum Pond”

Second place: Christina Milletti of Buffalo, NY for “Now You See Her”

Third place: Amy Shearn from Brooklyn, NY for “Island Girl”

Honorable Mentions:

Aaron Guest from Springfield, OH for “A Person with Wings”

Siobhan Adcock from Brooklyn, NY for “In the First Place”

Jennifer Weiss from Brooklyn, NY for “A Rare Breed”

Jennifer Fliss from Seattle, WA for “For the Dachshund Enthusiast”

Shortlisted Stories:

Monet Lesser from San Antonio, TX for “Before the Silver Cord is Broken”

Gail Brussel from Larchmont, NY for “So Sweet, Especially the Tights”

Rebecca Givens Rolland from Boston, MA for “Three Fish”

Polly Duff Kertis from Brooklyn, NY for “Honey Hollow Holidays”