Michigan Quarterly Review
Ruchama King Feuerman of Passaic, New Jersey, won the 39th annual Lawrence Foundation Prize for her story “Kill Fonzie,” which appeared in the Winter
2016 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review. She received $1,000. The journal’s editorial board judged. John Rybicki of Detroit won the 15th annual Laurence Goldstein Poetry Prize for his poem “A River Is Not a Watery Rope,” which appeared in the Winter 2016 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review. He received $500. Laura Kasischke judged. The annual awards are given for a short story and a poem published in Michigan Quarterly Review during the previous year. There is no application process.
PAGE DAVIDSON CLAYTON PRIZE
Eric Rivera of Philadelphia won the eighth annual Page Davidson Clayton Prize for Emerging Poets for his poem “Smoke,” which appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review. He received $500. The editors judged. The annual award is given for a poem or group of poems published in Michigan Quarterly Review by a poet who has not published a book at the time of publication in the journal. There is no application process.