From the Solstice Magazine’s social media:
Khanh Ha’s “The Woman-Child” has won the 2020 William Faulkner Literary Competition for short story (a joint effort by Union County Heritage Museum, the William Faulkner Literary Committee, the New Albany Gazette Newspaper, the Tallahatchie Arts Council). The virtual award ceremony was live on Faulkner’s birthday, September 25, 2020Friday, at 1 p.m. (EST) from the William Faulkner Library at the Union County Heritage Museum (New Albany, Mississippi).
In other news, Ha’s two other short stories, “The Silence of Memory,” and “The Yin World of Love,” are finalists for the Chester B. Himes Memorial Fiction Prize. Winner will be announced in October. Revenue generated from entries to the Chester B. Himes Memorial Fiction Prize will be shared with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for research into treatment and cures for Parkinson’s Disease.
A novel excerpt from Ha’s “Diary of a Mute Girl,” which have appeared in Waccamaw Journal and Evening Street Press, will be featured in our forthcoming 2021 Winter Print Issue. Stay tuned!