“History, Aristotle says, represents things only as they are, while fiction represents them as they might be and ought to be.”
— Albert J. Nock, Memoirs of a Superfluous Man
LFA/SFL Short Story Contest 2014

I must have been living under a rock for the past week and a half, because Students for Liberty published the special issue of their Ama-Gi magazine on May 9th, featuring the winners and runners-up from the short story contest we held earlier this year.

Once again, here are the 10 stories we selected out of 169 submissions. Head over to the Students for Liberty website or scroll down to read them in the digital magazine.

The Winners

  • 1st Place: “The Coals Burned Low” by Ahmed Khalifa
  • 2nd Place: “House of Refuge” by Michael DiBaggio
  • 3rd Place: “A Masterpiece of the Literature of Liberty” by Jack McDonald Burnett

Runners-Up (in Alphabetical Order by Author)

Stay tuned for the ebook version (epub, mobi, pdf) that we will be giving away for free to current and future newsletter subscribers.

What do you think of the stories? Let us know in the comments or on Google+, Facebook, or Twitter.

About the Author

Geoffrey Allan Plauché Founder

Geoffrey is an Aristotelian-Libertarian political philosopher, writer, editor, and web designer. His academic work has appeared in Libertarian Papers, the Journal of Libertarian Studies, the Journal of Value Inquiry, and Transformers and Philosophy. He lives in Houston, TX with his wife and two children.

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