South­west Re­view

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MCGIN­NIS–RITCHIE AWARDS

Matt Baca of Den­ver and Alex Tay­lor of More­head, Ken­tucky, each won 2017 McGin­nis–Ritchie Awards in fic­tion. Baca won for his story “Ro­drella, the Neigh­bor­hood Au­then­tic­ity As­so­ciate,” and Tay­lor won for his story “The Gypsy Rib.” Beth Uz­nis John­son of Can­ton, Michi­gan, and Robert W. Rea of Ox­ford, Mis­sis­sippi, both won the award in cre­ative non­fic­tion. John­son won for her es­say “Your Friend/My Friend, Ted,” and Rea won for his es­say “Flan­nery O’Con­nor’s Mur­der­ous Imag­i­na­tion: South­ern Lady­hood in ‘A Good Man Is Hard to Find.’” They each re­ceived $500. The an­nual awards are given for short sto­ries and works of cre­ative non­fic­tion pub­lished in South­west Re­view

dur­ing the pre­vi­ous year. There is no ap­pli­ca­tion process.

South­west Re­view, McGin­nis-Ritchie Awards, South­ern Methodist Univer­sity, P.O. Box 750374, Dal­las, TX 75275.

(214) 768-1037. swr@smu.edu

www.smu.edu/south­westre­view

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