The Fall 2019 issue of Ruminate features the winning entries for the publication's annual William Van Dyke Short Story Prize. The final judge for 2019 was Tyrese Coleman.
"DrownTown" by Joshua Gray
"Parkside" by Kate Bradley
"Standard Uniform" by Shelley Linso
Read more about each author in addition to the judge's comments about their works here.
The 2020 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize, awarding $1500 to the winner, is open until February 15, 2020.