issue five

5 Todd Robinson, Heather Ballmer, Soo Yeon Chun, Betty J. Cotter, Christi Krug, Katherine Kubarski, Adam Graham, Laurie Guerin, Caitlin Matheis, John Rudoy, Michael Wesner, and Brian Yapko, and featuring our 2021 Honeybee Prize Winner for Stage & Screen, Kara Davidson.

Thank you to all who submitted to our 2021 contest and to our wonderful guest judge Michael Oatman! We are pleased to present the finalists and winner for this year’s Honeybee Literature Prize in Stage & Screen


  • The Farewell Burn by Kara Davidson – Winner
  • Suburbanaut by Alexander Jones
  • Parallax by LN Lewis
  • Self Flagellating Lily by Claire Natale

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