2013 Esoteric Awards


Theme: Natural Disaster


Prizewinners selected by staff editors.

“Storm in a Teacup” by Dan Powell in the United Kingdom.
“The Possibility of Fire” by Jessica Barksdale in Oakland, CA
“Higher Ground” by Karen Celestan in New Orleans, LA

Honorable Mentions
“Before the Earth Shook” by Victoria Large in Cambridge, MA
“A Chance to Get Involved” by Jeff Moscaritolo in Lincoln, NE.


Prizewinning stories were awarded $1000 each and honorable mentions were awarded $100 each. All are available in the Spring 2013 issue, which also features interviews with the prizewinning authors and includes comments from the editors.

Thank you to everyone who entered!