2017 Contest Results
We are thrilled to publish the winners and runners-up for our 2017 contest in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Congratulations to our winners and our sincere thanks to all who submitted to the competition!
Josef Novakovich, author, most recently, of the novel Tumbleweed, recipient of a Whiting Award and a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize in 2013.
David Zoby - “Five-Bear Day”
Liz Howey - “The Boy”
Kathryn Takabvirwa - “Maria and the Other Man”
"The Visible World"
Jessica Guzman Alvarez
Pimone Triplett, author, most recently, of the poetry collection The Price of Light.
Kelly Grace Thomas - “Boat/Body”
Kelly Grace Thomas - “Life/Boat”
Kelly Grace Thomas - “Half-Masted”
Samuel Piccone - “Black Velvet”
Kelly Hoffer - “Gladiolus Stem”
Katie Schmid - “Apple Glory”
Forester McClatchey - “The Attractive Ostrich”
Johnson Cheu - “Wail”
Marcia Aldrich, author, most recently, of Companion to an Untold Story, winner of the 2011 AWP Award in Creative Nonfiction.
Julialicia Case - “The Stories I Do Not Know For Sure”
Rachael Goldberg - “The Art of Disappearing”
Justin Hunt - “Cold War Prairie”
Debra Marquart - “Side by Side”
Martha Wolfe - “The Reluctant Sexton”