for winning Second Place in the literary category!
Marcella Hunyadi was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary where she wrote for the country’s first online literary magazine, the INteRNeTTo. In the States, she studied screenwriting and filmmaking with Oscar nominee Sam Brown and finished directing Death of a Salesman seven months pregnant. Her poems and short stories have been published in the Little Patuxent Review, Funicular Magazine, the Raw Art Review, the Duck Lake Journal, and elsewhere, and her novel-in-progress was nominated for the Kirkwood Prize. Marcella is currently an MFA student at Hollins University and lives in Roanoke, VA, with her two daughters and King Matthias the cat.