Great Lakes Col­leges As­so­ci­a­tion

Poets and Writers - - Grants & Awards - NEW WRIT­ERS AWARDS

Nate Mar­shall of Chicago won the 2017 New Writ­ers Award in po­etry for his col­lec­tion, Wild Hun­dreds (Uni­ver­sity of Pittsburgh Press, 2016). Charles Boyer of Welles­ley, Mas­sachusetts, won in fic­tion for his novel, His­tory’s Child (New Is­sues Press, 2016). Ran­dall Hor­ton of New York City won in cre­ative non­fic­tion for his mem­oir, Hook (Augury Books, 2016). The win­ners will each re­ceive travel ex­penses and an hon­o­rar­ium of $500 per visit to sev­eral of the Great Lakes Col­leges As­so­ci­a­tion’s 13 mem­ber col­leges, where they will give read­ings, meet with stu­dents, and lead classes. Daniel Bourne, David Ca­plan, and Diane Seuss judged in po­etry; Eric Freeze, P. F. Kluge, and Mar­got Singer judged in fic­tion; Sa­muel Aut­man, Matthew Fer­rence, and Rhoda Janzen judged in cre­ative non­fic­tion. The an­nual awards are given for first pub­lished books of po­etry, fic­tion, and cre­ative non­fic­tion. (SEE DEAD­LINES.)

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