2016 Contest Results
We are thrilled to publish the winners and runners-up for our 2016 contest in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Congratulations to our winners and our sincere thanks to all who submitted to the competition!
Self-Portrait as Token, Offering
-Daniel T. O'Brien
Melissa Kwansy, author, most recently, of the poetry collection Pictograph, a portion of which was the recipient of the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award.
An Hour North of Lee Vining, California
On Forgetting my Tongue in Japan
Placeholders for a Father [Found During His Mother's Funeral]
Essay Notes on Attachment Disorder
A Bedtime Story from Your Future
-Lisa K. Buchanan
Charles D'Ambrosio, author, most recently, of Loitering: New and Collected Essays, and recipient of a Whiting Award.
About Where You Come From
-Samantha L. Deal
A Pack a Day
-Betty Jo Buro
The Evolution of a Trigger