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And the winner is…

The winner of The Furious Gazelle’s first ever Valentine’s/President’s Day contest goes to Susan Emshwiller, for her story “Dining Alone on Valentine’s Day.” If you haven’t read her story yet, you should do that now.

Thank you to our finalists, Jari Thymian and Jacob Shelton for their works “Swept Off My Feet” and “James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur,” respectively.

We were thrilled to read each and every submission, and look forward to planning our next contest.

Stay Furious,

the Editors

Dining Alone on Valentine’s Day by Susan Emshwiller

This short story by Susan Emshwiller is the third finalist in our Valentine’s/President’s Day contest.

Susan Emshwiller wears several hats, sometimes many at the same time, a column of them teetering on her head. Filmmaker, playwright, screenwriter, director, novelist, actress, set decorator, chicken wrangler, painter, poet… She has written and directed several plays including the critically acclaimed and award-winning BRUSHSTROKES. As an actress she was featured in Robert Altman’s The Player. She is co-writer of the Academy Award winning film Pollock. Her feature film In the Land of Milk and Money, a wild social satire, garnered awards and rave reviews at festivals in the US and internationally. She likes inventing stories and back yard contraptions.

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