Announcing the Winners and Finalists for The Boiler Flash Essay Contest 2015!

We’re pleased to announce the winners of The Boiler Flash Essay Contest 2015 judged by Daniel Nester! Look for the winners and finalists’ work in the upcoming issue of The Boiler! Stay tuned! 


A Wednesday Night At The Maplewood by Patrick Swaney
On Being Remek by Michael Torres


Attempting to Teach in a Desert by Kayla Rae Candrilli
Prescriptions for Pediatric ICU & Post-Survival Success by Samantha Deal
City/Living by Tara Deal

Semi-Finalists:To Cole’s Dad by Linda Davis
I Want More by Thomas Gibbs
Manifesto by Jill Kolongowski
The Origin of Monsters by Erin Leigh

Heart in the Bushes by Lacy Arnett Mayberry

How To Clean A Horse by Coleen Muir
Hangers by Joanne Nelson

Thirty Years Late by Adriana Paramo
Kennedy Meadows, 1968 by Lori White

Thanks to all who submitted, our readers and editors, and Daniel Nester, of course! We received hundred of submissions and many of them were great, but we regret we can only select a few outstanding pieces.