Laura Widener

Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writing

Some of my creative works are included in anthologies available on Amazon. Vist my Amazon author page.





  • My Father’s Darkness – Second Place Winner, From the Horse’s Mouth Magazine Short Story Competition, February 2017
  • Mother’s Dresses – Honorable Mention, The Spider’s Web Flash Fiction Prize, Spider Road Press
  • The Ballad of My Father (Entry D) – Top 5 Finalist (out of more than 740 entries), Writer’s Digest #73 short story competition 
  • Midnight Threshold [credit only] – Honorable Mention, Writer’s Weekly 24 Hr. Short Story Contest, Winter 2016
  • The Animators [credit only] – Grab Bag winner, Writer’s Weekly 24 Hr. Short Story Contest, Fall 2015