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The Six-Word Memoir Winners

Hey, remember that Six-Word Memoir Contest we had a ways back?

It took us a while to comb through a whopping 2,356 entries, winnow those down to a handful of finalists, then get the final word back from the esteemed panel of judges from HarperCollins.

Finally, we have our winners:

Laughed all the way... bank's closed.
(Bren)

Turned lemons into lemonade. Added vodka.
(Leah)

After cancer, I became a semi-colon.
(Anthony Cardno)

I gave her the wrong flowers.
(Todd Austin Hunt)

Wanted love. Got lust. I'm screwed.
(Karona)

These six-word memoirs will appear in the next edition of the series, due this fall from HarperCollins.

Congratulations to our fantastic winners! And thanks to everyone who entered — there were so many good ones, it was a daunting task to pick only a few.

Books mentioned in this post

  1. Six-Word Memoirs on Love and...
    Used Trade Paper $3.50
  2. Not Quite What I Was Planning:...
    Used Trade Paper $4.50



One Response to "The Six-Word Memoir Winners"

  1.  
    Editors June 26th, 2009 at 4:54 am

    Congrats to the winners.

    Visit Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine for more contests and prizes!


    http://lyricalpassionpoetry.page.tl



    Happy Writing!

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