Amer­i­can Lit­er­ary Re­view

Poets and Writers - - Grants & Awards - LIT­ER­ARY AWARDS

sam sax of New York City won the 2016 Amer­i­can Lit­er­ary Re­view award in po­etry for his poem “Psy­chother­apy.” Court­ney Zoff­ness of New York City won the award in short fic­tion for her story “Peanuts Aren’t Nuts.” Lara Lil­lib­ridge of Lake­wood, Ohio, won the award in cre­ative non­fic­tion for her es­say “When We Were Vikings.” They

each re­ceived $1,000, and their win­ning work was pub­lished in Amer­i­can Lit­er­ary Re­view. Melissa Kwasny judged in po­etry, Mer­ritt Tierce judged in fic­tion, and Charles D’Am­bro­sio judged in cre­ative non­fic­tion. The an­nual awards are given for a poem, a short story, and an es­say. The next dead­line is Oc­to­ber 1.

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