2021 BAFF SPRING EDITION WINNERS

The Black Marble Prison

by Marinos Koulis

go-LOVE-go

by John A. Griffin

Black Swan

by Donna Pizzi and

Philip Clayton-Thompson

Butterflies

by Steve Driffin

La Ultima Muñeca

by Ty Ross

Sawtooth

by Catriona Mitchel

Saints and Poets

by Richard LaPorta

The Night Witches

by Steven John Prowse

Blowback

by Eric Murphy

Le Bon Chef

by Sue Lange and Tracy Schott

The Sundance Kid Pilot

by Aidan Singer

High Def Nine

by Jon Kestner

2021 BAFF SPRING EDITION FINALISTS

Death of a Nightingale

by Annika Pampel

Rising Descent

by Catherine D'Agostino

Christmas Spirits

by Robert Pranga

Junior Varsity

by Krista Gallagher

Bona Vacantia

by Shezah Salaam

Gotham Ghouls

by Franck Benayoun

A Mostly Magnificent Memoir

by Bo Bennett

Pawn

by Christopher Salmieri

DOG PERSON

by James Palombo

Out of My Comfort Zone

by Ivy Vale

The Fallout

by Dominic Flanagan

A Chanukah Story

by Isaac Platisky

A Son’s Gift

by Michele Bell

I Hate This Place

by Clem Darling

Heaven Schmevin

by Jim Norman

TO THE MOON

by Michael Dukakis

Corked  

by Lori Shockey and Janet Dryer

The Lesson

by Vincent Scuro

Holy Ground

by Brooke Burns

SECRETS UNKEPT

by Joseph DiFrancesco

Doctor Detective

by Emilio Santin

Goin' Home

by Lori Vander Maten

Total Witches

by Christine Lawless

Indian Summer

by Madhu Powar Garg

Only Boy in New York

by Robyn Gudgell

Air Kiss

by Bio Florenza

Marionette

by Jack Davis and Meg Ardyn

Grace in the Clutch

by Addie Talbott

Level

by Tony Pana

The Legend of Lizzy Flynn

by Paul Awad and Katahryn O' Sullivan

Mr. Midnight

 by Marc Phillip Reynoso,

David Charles Dukellis

Crassus

by Alexander Devereaux

Reset Button

by Paul Root

Dogs

by Jake Fallon

Grounded

by M.D. Tylikie

Just By Chance

by Antoinette Fernandez

Taxi King 

by Giovanni Pugliese

Night Nurse

by Laura Mitchell and Daniel Evans

The Grimoire

by Ryne Vyles

Motor Inn

by Michael Hurley

The Rising Of Dawn And Her Vampire Crew-Greed

by Brian Painter and Kim Benson

Charade of a Fly

by M.C. Bavenci

I Hate Cindy Lovelet

by Paul Anthony Surdi

Nine Lives

by Patricia Serrano Thungsuaporn

The Perfect Miss

by Scott Huebscher

The House on Park Place

by Debra Karr

Tokyo in NYC 

by Nathalie Kane

The Lady of Anboto

by JMR Serrato

Gunther's Cavern

by Edward Etzkorn

At The Flash

by Sean Chandler and David Leeper

Seen,Not Heard

by Britany McComis and Amy Elmore

TRAPPED IN PLAIN SIGHT (aka THE PUZZLE)

by Tammy Kelmbith and George Klembith

Mary Rose 

by Giovanni Scifo and Mauro Marsili

The Soul Singer

by Nadine Weathersby

The Moron

by Kevin J. Howard

Jia Ren (Family)

by J.A. Knight

She’s Perfect

by Sheldon Maddox

Lady of the East River

by Nicholas Scafidi, Katerina Olkhovaya

The StarPeople: Our Evolution

by Kelly LaCombe

Weigh In

by Rudy Bamenga

NASH

by Jean-Claude Thebaut

$1.52

by Jayme Coveliers

The Way Home

by Ewa Stanckiewitz

Those We Meet In The Dark 

by Emma Lindsay , Katelyn Sordo,

Audrey Latino, David Buckley

RINSE

by Ezekiel Walker

BFFs Never Say Die

by K. Jennifer Ilagan

SODOMLAND

by Uriel Emil, Lea Aini 

Days Matter

by Yuchen Huang

Pendulum

by Edie Casille

Blindsided

by Aminah Salaam

Three Roads To Oaxaca

by Evan Gaustad

God's Architect

by Roberta Pacino

Back The Way She Came

Vanessa Csordas-Jenkins

2021 BAFF SPRING EDITION

SEMI-FINALISTS

Night Time

by Rachel Hutchings

Good Little Troublemakers: How Children Saved the Civil Rights Movement

by Pat Shelby

Sauce Girl

by Stefanie Gray

PARALLEL

by Stefanie Gray

Calls To Virginia

by Justin Ruscio

Jumpman

by Alex Jorge Pickering

Sorky

by Paula Aguilera

School of Life

by Robert A. Douglas

"Those Who Know"

by Steven Smith

Quantum

by Brian Meade

The Accidental Activist

by Dorothy Kozak Snoke

Scavengers

by Emily Gadsby

Heroin/e

by Oliver Canavan

Girlfriend

by Justin Davi

IMERINA

by Nadine Ghoury

To Secrets

by Melissa Monts

#Us

by Jessica Leventhal

LIMELIGHT

by Elena Diaz

Bloodhound

by Danny Katz

Mind Punch

by Sander Gusinow

Lawman

by Dennis Smith

Creatures Down Below

by Brian Herschkowitz

Eden's Flower

by Marcelo Rabelo

Save Our Souls!

by Ruby Mainieri

Mourning Glory

by Katie Frorer

Still Waters

by Jeff Hindenach

Soul Deer

by David Mintzer

The Last Prophet

by Christopher Celestin

Adoration

by Michael Harwood

Conceptions. The Wizard of Harley street.

by Ellen Ring

The Quilt Keeper's Son

by Debra Gipson

The Half

by Allen Kelly

THE ROMMEL GAMBIT

by John Doble

Weekend at Bernie's III

by Craig Douglas Miller

65 and Gay

by Eric Pou

COUNTERFEIT QUEEN

by Iman Ahmed

The Fabric of Nature

by Phil Vengrinovich

The Dog 

by Kate Harpootlian

Desired 

by Kate Harpootlian

Staycation

by Sundae Juhant Osborn

Cured

by Calvin Perez

WABANAKI BLUES: Messin' With the Kid

by Melissa Zobel

Homestead

by Bernhard Pucher

The Ties That Bind

by Haley Dercher

Dentata

by Jothiandan Shakthi

BUCKET LIST BOY

by Dan Davis

Hall of Presidents

by Louis Ferrante

Argos

by Ellen Shanley

Recollection

by Bobby Browning

Under The Windowsill

by Audrey Kurtz

Half Measure

by Melissa Ragsly

THE LATE BUTTERFLY

by Josephine Carden

Real Housewives Slasher Project

by Sydney Painter

Cavalier

by Sydney Painter

GLORIA!

by Caitlin Elizabeth Sammons

Scuppernongs

by Lynne Ashe

The Gravedigger

by Lyndal R. Simpson

Lady in the Woods

by Tracy Mason

Negative Space

by David Kelly

Sing Along With the World Stops Time

by Leah Huss

Jack & Kara

by Jeff Allen

Squat!

by Bo Bennett

Eat The Rich

by Judah Ray

TROPICAL DEPRESSION

by Kelly J. Brower

Gospel According to Admin

by Grace Fetterman

A MATTER OF TIME

by Nuh Omar

Tinseltown

by Morgan Evans 

The Code of Hammurabi

by James Lindenberg

Lost Children

by Kristopher Tabori

Higher

by Courtney Smith

Jungle King

by Robert J. Morgalo

Dead Man With A Plan

by Joel Stern

Squat!

by Bo Bennett

Queen of Time

by Sebastian St. George

Trinity Mortuary

by Geoff Harris

Dream Life - War of Angels

by Jo Lynch-Lawrenson

Clips

by Bill Hartin 

IF YOU KNEW SUSIE07

by Jo Andrews

LEFT HOOKS

by Tony Kolega

Joshua's Exceptional Pheromones

by Nili Rain Segal

Underbelly

by Sally Stubbs

My Week With Dillinger

by Dan Gleason

"The Pulpit"

by Tosin Morhunfola

Untitled Penpal Project

by Haley Daniels

The Show

by Patrick McGrath

WALLS&BALLS

by Ken Klein

Love You More

by Michelle Adams

Chasing Susanna

by Jennifer Giacalone

The Ghosts of Patriot Park

by Jack Calk

The Anonymous Gracie Banks

by M.D. Walton

Temp

by Barry Gibbs

Princess Lily

by Patricia Lai

LOVE AARP Style

by Jo Andrews

Quarantine Broil

by Robert Homer Mollohan

Sell Out

by Lee Stein

Becoming Hillburns

by Joshua Laufer

O Cannibal

by Ilana Gordon

THE SEA HAS TURNED TO YOGURT

by Demitrious Tsolous

American Fallout

by Harry Kakastakis

Jason and the Silent Knight

by Eric Sandefur

Drag Queen Ninjas

by Michael Van Patten

The Medicine Line

by Todd McCauley

By Jocelyn Bell

by Jordan Randolph

DARKEN THE DOORSTEP

by Dave Rock

A Christmas Recital

by Ian Baaske

Chorus Boy

by Tommar Wilson

Lifeblood

by Tommar Wilson

Canusa Street

by Zack Morrison

Sentient

by Demitry Yurovsky

FINDING YOUR VOICE

by Rumy Oyama

Long Run to Hotel California

by Ashley Dacek

Heartbeat of Harlem

by Derek Adams

Come Softly

by TC Smith

Pigeoni's Pizza

by Michael Tannenbaum

Out of My Comfort Zone

by Ivy Vale

SONNY

by Victoria Finlay

Afterlife

by Carolyn Elsey

The Rest is Silence

by Aayushi A. Shah

Passed

by Imani Powers

Persephone Pan

by Heidi Heyward

The Hiding

by Christian Hearn

Dead Flo and Flower Girl

by Bryan Kelsey

Other Half

by Emily Lerer

Saving Grace

by Mary Francis Schneider

The Titanomachy

by Mikail Holcomb-Scali

Dearg Due - The Red Thirst

by Anthony Mariani

Berkeley

by Jay Tipierneni

Goodbye Homeboy

by Debra Devi

KALEIDOSCOPE

by Daryll Wimberly

Antonia Allways - Who is Merlin?

by Gordon Phipps

Calamity Jen

by Geoffrey Scheer

Argyle

by Keir Beck

Georgie Greens,

Soul Whisperer

by Regine Respeut

Shrinking Violet

by Dennis Murphy

Grass Snakes

by Danny Katz

When We Lost the Battle

by Vanessa Schaeffer

Five Thousand Years

by Jim Grieco

Of Ash and Ice

by Dori Ann Wright

Despondence

by Adrion Trajillo

Boxed Wine

by Gregory Caruso

At The Displeasure Of The President

by Brian Cohen

Road To Mayhem

by Sushruth Shetty

Sucking In the Seventies

by Bob Cousins

The Hobby Horse Kid

by David A. Gregory

DOT

by Ashish Choudhary

Flicker

by Peter Gamber

Body of Scars

by Michael Stein

Do-Over

by Karen T. Hartline

Shooting

by Nathan Cabaniss

Claire's War

by Halle McGowan

To Lead A Different Life

by Benjamin Seay

Situation Normal...

by Maryt Martinez

How I paid for college

by Brendon Fehre

Senior Moment

by Robert Mangrum

The Making of a Mystery

by Christine Keleny-Craven

GOD-SHAPED HOLE

by Robert Skollar

A CHEEKY FAMILY

by David H. Navarro

BEDTIME STORIES - BY THE GREATEST STORYTELLERS (PILOT EPISODE)

by Martin Keady

COMMANDER 84  

by Robert Skollar

Pigpen

by Maud Ferrari

NUPTIALITY 101 

by Robert Skollar

The Patsy

by Martin Bernard Foley

Booze Hounds

by John Cicco

Slaves to the Rhythm

by Terry Connell

The Anklebiter

by Andy Jones

We Turn Away

by Karyn Peyton

East Side Story 129

by William Swanson

Queen of Newburgh

by Lisa Cole

GODS OF CAMPUS

by Christopher Kelley

The Ruins of Heaven

by Coleman Luck

Our Harlem

by Michael Slomen

The Viciouses

by Adam Simmel

NORAH'S ARK

by Deb Medkser

The Purple Heart Battalion

by Steven Migdoll

Corner Market of Insanity

by Adam Rapp

Alice, Everywhere

by Winda Mei

Coffee Date

by Nathan Martin 

Project Eradicate

by Arthur Glenn

The Two Rivers

by John Gronbeck-Tedesco

Baby Bobbits

by Robert Spence

MORRIS

by Robert Spence

Dooley

by Quinn Hopkins

Improper Dosage

by Adam McDaniel

BAD HABITS

by Grace Shaffer

The Long Way Back

by Tori Hartshorn

The Track

by Margaret LeBron

PROJECT FOG

by Adva Reichman

Alien Football Hero

by Joel Karlinsky

Pipsqueak's Adventures "Pilot: The Giant Egg"

by Heidi Segal

Bipolar

by Adam Rapp

It Came From Within

by Steven Pierce

Warlock

by Robert Koester

Capeless Shade

by James Sweeney

Dream Life - War of Angels

by Jo Lynch-Lawrenson

Growl

by Samantha Brennan

Brock Wilbur: Adventure Pig

by Lukas Bridge

All Alone

by Jorge Barboza

In the Storm

by Vanita Borwankar

LOBSTER ISLAND

by Chris Willis

Dead Planet

by Audrey McPherson

MUDVILLE

by Matt Penn

Potty Mouth

by Marita De Lara

The Colorful Life of Lilly Briggs

by Leanna Woodley

The Christmas Patisserie

by Leanna Woodley

I Don't Know

by Arthur Tiesky

Foresight

by Jon Lance Bacon

Just A Fly

by Stephen Bodossian

Adult Adolescent 

by Persia White

Musgrave

by Sean Patrick Higgins

A Rabia

by Alberto Díaz López, Ángela Andrada Gómez

Affliction

by Laurie Fielder

HALF-ASSED

by Tracie Laymon

Zetz

by Merlin Goldman

Man of Another Age

by David Warren

True Zeal

by Caroline Ulwick

Forkful

by Joseph Izzo, Joseph Mangelli

Ravening Wolf 

by Jason Wakeland

MOURN

by DW Medoff

A Christmas Without Snow

by Robert Cox

Last Stop Tokyo

by Nancee Lafayette

The Story of Malic

by Jay Starkes

A FAMILY'S AFFAIRS - TV PILOT

by Lance Barnett

Guardian

by Jess Gupta

Dagger-Script

by Will Chase

GUTENBERG - "An Accurate Quest" 

by Donna Hall

Back in Business

by Jim Norman

Revenge 

by Devrone Corley

Two Sisters

by Francesca Van Horne

Chasing Love

by Diane Foronda and Calvin Benson

MONTGOMERY POE

by Peter Noel

Bastard III

by Tony Schweikle

Go Home

by Sohrab Homi Fracis, Allan Marcil

Central Park

by Isaiah Francis

Uncle Dick's Fortune

by Jesse Liila

An Hour 20

by Ricky Glover, Randall Talton

Guillotine

by Revered Kyle Love

Refuge Nation 

by Brigitte Timmerman

Namesake

by Amy Berryman

SINder

by Danielle Erlich

The Symbiosis 2

by Gunslei Ohron

Grief

by Kelly Cochran-Yzquierdo

The Lost Animals of Mount Hope

by Madeleine Aimee

Victorious Red

by Immanuel Baldwin, Mitchell Toler,

Emily Robyn Clark , Anna Ebell

Seeds on Mars - Volume One

by Alison Glasser

CONFLUENCE

by Joel Thrasymachus Dahl

Templin Highway

by William Prosser

Neo-Noir

by Sarkis Yahkness

Carry Me

by Alison Bartlett

Life Sucks

by Anthony Marinelli

Surrealistic Playmates

by Peter Hoffmann

Wild Bill and Lulee

by Jill Elaine Hughes

Steeltown Gangsters

by Mina Rosefield

The Roots Run Deep 

by Christopher Strong

SHUNNED

by Donnalyn Vojta, Donnalyn Vojta,

Donnalyn Vojta

Pepper In The Wind

by K. Dixon Ludlow, TJ Johnson

Three Equinoxes

by John Currence

Dollar Slice

by Wadler Georges

MIDDAY BLACK MIDNIGHT BLUE

by Samantha Soule and Daniel Talbott

WALLS&BALLS

by Kenneth Klein and Irwin Hahn

Getting Inside

by Ched Lohr

Rose Bud

by Steven Fox

Inversion

by Suzy Stein, Fernando Perez

Happy New Year

by Iris May, Leia Vogelle

Into The Sun

by Jason Coronado

Killing the Second Dog

by Jerzy Kowynia

Serial

by Robert Benjamin

Revenge of the Rodent

by Patricia Serrano Chungsathaporn

No Weddings & A Funeral

by Patricia Serrano Chungsathaporn

Forgetting Skyler Donovan

by Alejandro Espinoza and Michel Benton

A Love Story

by John Hancock

The Celestial Highway

by Kevin J. Howard

DECEPTION OF THE LOTUS 

by Stevion Austin

The Corner of Willow and Orange

by Jason Murgatroyd

Tree Line

by Jordan Watson and Alexander Callow

The Hidden Garden

by Sean Guerrero

In Public

by Rich Levine

Clone

by Adi Rotem

Leatherman

by Charles Haskins

Ursula and Our Conversations, The Nazi Era

by Chertania Hein

Gross National Happiness

by Kristin Steinmetz

Taming Holden Caulfield

by Virginia Austin

The Music Video Murders

by Jeff Edmond

The Brooklyn Boyz

by Tom Cavanaugh

Necropolis

by Caledonia Hanson

Leapers

by SherLann D. Moore

Joe Plant

by Hanna Strauss

Mulberry Bend

by Nicholas Scafidi

The Back End

by Daniel Gessler and Kyle Campbell

The Epigones Club 

by John McCloskey

Over and Out

by Callie LeClaire

Sarah Startup

by Gregg Greenberg, Christopher Kublan

The Moonlight in July

by Sean Hinds

The Carrier

by Todd A. Restler

Another 15 Minutes

by Rudy Bamenga

Luo Shente

by Robert A. Braunstein

Operation Firefly

by Liane Young

Young Joan

by Charlotte Sheppard

How To America

by Sonya Soani

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

by Courtney Froemming

Bentobox

by Victoria Hirakawa-Lee Castro

Birdie & Faye

by Cha Cha Da Vinci

1972

by Sue Lange

Save Me. Grace.

by Sean Hinds

The Footage

by Patryk Wezowski, Kasia Wezowski

Serenade for the Vulture

by Jospeh Dienisio

Mortal Coil

by Connor Rietly

A Second Short

by Patrick McGrath

Lost But Not Forgotten

by Jason Sedlar

Failure to Adapt

by Yerani del Orbe 

Hiccups 

by Michael Evans 

SUCCESS EN TU LIFE

by Isabel Custer

Katana

by Obu Opekfa

Mighty Has Fallen

by Graem Keeton

Shado-World

by Laura Mitchell 

Milton Falls

by Jason Murgatroyd

Disordered

by Hannah Boone

No Place Is Home

by Dina Laura