Edited by James Brubaker
The volume also sponsored a veterans’ writing competition. The winners and finalists are spotlighted in the front of the book.
The anthology is the eighth in an annual series published by Southeast Missouri State University Press in cooperation with the Missouri Humanities Council’s Veterans Projects.
Winners of the Warriors Anthology Writing Competition:
“Artificial Reef” by Robert Morgan Fisher
Fiction Honorable Mention
“How to Schedule a Nervous Breakdown” by Amie Charney
“Sacrifice and Service” by William Watkins Jr.
“What the Bomb Wants” by Bill Glose
Poetry Honorable Mention
“The Blue Angels at Naval Air Station Jacksonville” by Aaron Wallace
“The Watch” by Wes Smith
“Sugar Rush” by Bree Pye
Photography Honorable Mention
“Day Job” by T.S. Johnson
“Documenting Work on the Saigon River” by James Rifenbar
“Keith Eugene Fiscus: A Life of Service” by Billie Holladay Skelley
“Broken Ribs” by Kristin Otero
Essays Honorable Mention
“Hindrance” by Jessica Granger
“Like You Mean It” by Bree Pye