Shawn Rohrbach | The New Engagement

Shawn Rohrbach

Shawn Rohrbach

Shawn Rohrbach

Shawn earned his BA in Medieval Philosophy in a catholic seminary and then his MFA in Writing at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. He has had nine books published by traditional, royalty paying publishers and now two of his short scripts have been produced in the SoCal area. He lives and writes in San Diego, California and travels frequently throughout Mexico.

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By Shawn Rohrbach

A sacred folly. A farcical sacrifice.

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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