January 2016 Staff Favorites Winners


Congratulations to the Staff Favorites in TTR 2.1!

Favorite Creative Nonfiction: Plum Chutney by Margaret Yapp

Favorite Fiction Under 1,000 Words: Hot Coffee by Joseph Bodie

Favorite Short Story: It Means You Are Loved by Sudha Balagopal

Favorite Interior Art: City Duct by Jimmy Ostgard

Favorite Poem: Comparing Frank O’Hara’s Poems to the Size of My Thighs by Susan Comninos

January 2016 Readers’ Favorites Winners!



Congratulations to the Readers’ Favorites in TTR 2.1!

Favorite Creative Nonfiction: Dismissed by Marion Boyer

Favorite Fiction Under 1,000 Words: The Blue Melon by John Grabski

Favorite Short Story: Irene & The Leviathans by Travis M. Dahlke

Favorite Interior Art: Hibiscus by Courtney Kenny Porto

Favorite Poem: Field by Elijah Burrell

Winners of the October Issue Readers’ Favorite Contest


Congratulations to the winners of our October Issue Readers’ Favorite. An astonishing number of votes came in despite the fact that our poll malfunctioned and we had to create a new one. We did tally all votes from both polls together (minus any repeats from same email address). Winners receive cash prizes.


Lisette Alonso for “What Your Car Says About You, 1992”

Prose Under 1,000 Words ~

Jesse Sensibar for “One More Reason Not to Sleep with People You Don’t Know Very Well”

Short Story ~

Linda Lenhoff for “Your Call Is Important”

Interior Art ~

Bob McNeil for “Angel”

Poem ~

Jennifer Martelli for “Aphrodisiums”

Staff Favorites Mini-Contest Results!

The results are in!
Staff have voted for their favorites in TTR 1.4. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all of our contributors for sharing their amazing work with our readers.


Bethany Bowman for Mohawk Valley

Prose Under 1K Words~

Kathleen Lewis Brewin for The only child decides the housekeeper is her best friend

Short Story~

Linda Lenhoff for Your Call Is Important


Iver Arnegard for Wind That Shakes the Sage

Interior Art~

Dave Marks for Where Are We Going


Cash prizes are on their way to our winners.

TTR 1.3 Readers’ Favorites Mini-Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the following winners of the Readers’ Favorites Mini-Contest for Volume One, Issue 3:

Poem ~  Aaron Graham for “PTSD Poem #12”

Creative Nonfiction ~ Gloria Garfunkel “Allergies”

Prose Under 1K ~ Tamas Dobozy “Regional Variations of Redneck”

Short Story ~ Amanda Pauley “What’s Upstairs”

Interior Art ~ Karen Boissonneault-Gauthier “Woman of Ice”

Thank you to each one of you who participated in our mini-contest! 6a00e55104c12388340133f29fff0c970b-800wi



TTR 1.3 Staff Favorites Mini-Contest Winners

Congratulations to the following contributors for winning the TTR 1.3 Staff Favorites Mini-Contest! contest winners

Lauren Davis for her poem “First Time Using the Sun”

Gloria Garfunkel for her creative nonfiction “Allergies”

Tamas Dobozy for his prose under 1K “Regional Variations of Redneck”

Amanda Pauley for her short story “What’s Upstairs”

Tammy Ruggles for her photograph “Tree Over Farmhouse”

Thank you to all our contributors for being a part of Volume One, Issue 3.

Each winner will receive a cash prize.


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