The Winner of the SLF 2021 Working-Class Writers Grant

Congratulations to Jackie Fallis (they/them), who has won the SLF’s 2021 Working-Class Writers Grant ($1000) for their submission ‘A is for Amiable.’

Jackie Fallis is from Ontario, California. They write speculative literature as well as essays on disability and scifi. Recently they’ve had a short-short published by Doug Weller, and they have an essay in ATB Publishing’s upcoming book on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Their favorite (but most stressful) writing experience is the 48 Hour Film Festival which they’ve developed scripts for the last eight years in a row. Jackie has a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida.


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