Top Ten, Semi-finalist Announcement

“Bread Pudding,” is a short story about an elderly woman who is eating what she believes will be her last meal at her favorite buffet-style restaurant, who reminisces about her favorite dessert and its secret ingredient. Laugh-out-loud moments with a former cook who desires to pass her secrets on to another cook, a young man she’s befriended at the restaurant.

From Write Michigan Contest:

Your short story has been selected as one of the top ten stories in the Adult Category!   The top stories are posted on and public voting for the Readers’ Choice Award will take place through February 6.  There will be the Readers’ Choice award (per votes), and a Judges’ Choice Winner and Runner-Up.  The Readers’ Choice and Judges’ Choice short stories, along with three additional semi-finalists’ stories will be printed in the 2023 Write Michigan Anthology.  Winners to be announced Feb 6, 2023.  

To vote, go to