Winners Announced for 2015 Fiction Contest
Also receiving an honorable mention award is Elizabeth Posner, for her story “Habibi.” Originally from New York City, Posner grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and her story is inspired by a summer job experience at a Lebanese restaurant in Ridgewood. With a B.A. in philosophy and history from Brandeis University in Boston, Posner moved to Memphis in 2013 to teach Spanish as a Teach for America corps member. She works at Manassas High School and is writing a novel about that experience. She has also produced two plays that were performed at Brandeis.