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Academy of Amer­i­can Po­ets

WAL­LACE STEVENS AWARD So­nia Sanchez of Philadel­phia won the 2018 Wal­lace Stevens Award. She re­ceived $100,000. The Academy’s Board of Chan­cel­lors judged. The an­nual award is given to a poet to “rec­og­nize out­stand­ing and proven mas­tery in the art of po­etry.” There is no ap­pli­ca­tion process. ACADEMY OF AMER­I­CAN PO­ETS FEL­LOW­SHIP Martín Es­pada of Shutes­bury, Mas­sachusetts, won the 2018 Academy of Amer­i­can Po­ets Fel­low­ship. He re­ceived $25,000 and a res­i­dency at the T. S. Eliot House in Glouces­ter, Mas­sachusetts. The Academy’s Board of Chan­cel­lors judged. The an­nual fel­low­ship is given to an Amer­i­can poet for dis­tin­guished po­etic achieve­ment. There is no ap­pli­ca­tion process.

LENORE MAR­SHALL PO­ETRY PRIZE

Craig Mor­gan Te­icher of Verona, New Jersey, won the 2018 Lenore Mar­shall Po­etry Prize for The Trem­bling An­swers (BOA Edi­tions, 2017). He re­ceived $25,000. Laura Ka­sis­chke, Camp­bell McGrath, and Mary Szy­bist judged. The an­nual award is given for a book of po­etry pub­lished in the United States in the pre­vi­ous year. The next dead­line is May 15.

JAMES LAUGH­LIN AWARD

Gef­frey Davis of Fayet­teville, Arkansas, won the 2018 James Laugh­lin Award for Night An­gler (BOA Edi­tions, 2019). He re­ceived $5,000, a week­long res­i­dency at the Betsy Ho­tel in Mi­ami, and dis­tri­bu­tion of his book to ap­prox­i­mately one thou­sand mem­bers of the Academy of Amer­i­can Po­ets. Pa­tri­cia Spears Jones, Craig San­tos Perez, and Prageeta Sharma judged. The an­nual award is given for a poet’s sec­ond col­lec­tion, forth­com­ing in the next cal­en­dar year. The next dead­line is May 15.

RAIZISS/DE PALCHI BOOK PRIZE

An­thony Molino of Vasto, Italy, won the 2018 Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize for his trans­la­tion from the Ital­ian of The Di­ary of Kas­par Hauser by Paolo Feb­braro (Neg­a­tive Ca­pa­bil­ity Press, 2017). He re­ceived $10,000. Maria Luisa Ardiz­zone, Gior­gio Mo­bili, and Michael Palma judged. The bi­en­nial award is given for a book of modern Ital­ian po­etry trans­lated into English and pub­lished in the United States. The next dead­line is Fe­bru­ary 15, 2020. HAROLD MOR­TON LAN­DON TRANS­LA­TION AWARD David Larsen of New York City won the 2018 Harold Mor­ton Lan­don Trans­la­tion Award for his trans­la­tion from the–Ara­bic of

Names of the Lion by Ibn Kha­l­awayh (Wave Books, 2017). He re­ceived $1,000. Am­miel Al­calay judged. The an­nual award is given for a book of po­etry trans­lated from any lan­guage into English and pub­lished in the

United States dur­ing the pre­vi­ous year. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Academy of Amer­i­can Po­ets, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343. Nikay Pare­des, Pro­grams Co­or­di­na­tor. [email protected]­ets.org

www.po­ets.org/awards

Air­lie Press

AIR­LIE PRIZE Han­nah Larrabee of Salem, Mas­sachusetts, won the 2018 Air­lie Prize for Won­der Tis­sue. She re­ceived $1,000, and her book will be pub­lished by Air­lie Press in Septem­ber 2019. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a po­etry col­lec­tion. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Air­lie Press, Air­lie Prize, P.O. Box 82653, Port­land, OR 97282. (262) 215-1640. Jon Boisvert, Editor. ed­i­[email protected]­liepress.org

www.air­liepress.org

Ash­land Po­etry Press RICHARD SNY­DER MEMO­RIAL PUB­LI­CA­TION PRIZE Bar­bara Un­gar of Saratoga Springs, New York, won the 2018 Richard Sny­der Memo­rial Pub­li­ca­tion Prize for Save Our Ship. She re­ceived $1,000, and her book will be pub­lished by Ash­land Po­etry Press in Fall 2019. Mark Jar­man judged. The an­nual award is given for a po­etry col­lec­tion. The next dead­line is April 30.

CAR­LOS AN­DRÉS GÓMEZ

Atlanta Re­view

In­ter­na­tional Po­etry Com­pe­ti­tion

JOHN SI­B­LEY WILLIAMS Back­wa­ters Press Back­wa­ters Prize

BEV­ERLY BURCH BkMk Press

John Ciardi Prize for Po­etry

Ash­land Po­etry Press, Richard Sny­der Memo­rial Pub­li­ca­tion Prize, 401 Col­lege Av­enue, Ash­land, OH 44805.

(419) 289-5098. [email protected]­land.edu

www.ash­land­po­et­ry­press.com As­so­ci­a­tion of Writ­ers & Writ­ing Pro­grams

AWARD SE­RIES Four writ­ers won the 2018 As­so­ci­a­tion of Writ­ers & Writ­ing Pro­grams Award Se­ries prizes. Rebecca Lehmann of South Bend, In­di­ana, won the $5,500 Don­ald Hall Prize for Po­etry. Her col­lec­tion Ringer, se­lected by Ross Gay, will be pub­lished by Univer­sity of Pitts­burgh Press. The late Zachary Doss won the $5,500 Grace Pa­ley Prize for Short Fic­tion. His col­lec­tion, Boy Oh Boy, se­lected by Kelly Link, will be pub­lished by Red Hen Press. Gin­ger Ea­ger of Atlanta won the $2,500 Award Se­ries for the Novel. Her novel, The Na­ture of Re­mains, se­lected by Paula McLain, will be pub­lished by New Is­sues Press. Steven Moore of Cor­val­lis, Ore­gon, won the $2,500 AWP Prize for Cre­ative Non­fic­tion. His mem­oir, Notes for the Re­lief, se­lected by Dinty W. Moore, will be pub­lished by Univer­sity of Ge­or­gia Press. The an­nual awards are given for books of po­etry, fic­tion, short fic­tion, and cre­ative non­fic­tion. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) As­so­ci­a­tion of Writ­ers & Writ­ing Pro­grams, Award Se­ries, 5245 Green­belt Road, Box #246, Col­lege Park, MD 20740. (301) 226-9710.

www.aw­p­writer.org/con­tests

Atlanta Re­view

IN­TER­NA­TIONAL PO­ETRY COM­PE­TI­TION Car­los An­drés Gómez of New York City won the 2018 In­ter­na­tional Po­etry Com­pe­ti­tion for “Un­der­ground.” He re­ceived $1,000, and his poem was pub­lished in the Fall 2018 is­sue of Atlanta Re­view.

Julie Kane judged. The an­nual award is given for a poem. The next dead­line is May 1.

Atlanta Re­view,

In­ter­na­tional Po­etry Com­pe­ti­tion, 686 Cherry Street NW,

Suite 333, Atlanta, GA 30332. Karen Head, Editor.

www.at­lantare­view.com

Aus­tralian Book Re­view

CAL­I­BRE ES­SAY PRIZE Lu­cas Grainger-Brown of Mel­bourne, Aus­tralia, won the 2018 Cal­i­bre Es­say Prize for “We Three Hun­dred.” He re­ceived AUD $5,000 (ap­prox­i­mately $3,600), and his es­say was pub­lished in the April 2018 is­sue of Aus­tralian Book Re­view. Kirsten Tran­ter of Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, won the sec­ond-place prize for “Once Again.” She re­ceived AUD $2,500 (ap­prox­i­mately $1,800), and her es­say was pub­lished in Aus­tralian Book Re­view. An­drea Gold­smith, Phillipa McGuin­ness, and Peter Rose judged. The an­nual award is given for an es­say.

(SEE DEAD­LINES.)

Aus­tralian Book Re­view,

Cal­i­bre

Es­say Prize, Stu­dio 2, 207 City Road, South­bank, Vic­to­ria, Aus­tralia 3006. [email protected]­tralian­bookre­view.com.au www.aus­tralian­bookre­view.com.au/prizes -pro­grams/cal­i­bre-prize

Back­wa­ters Press

BACK­WA­TERS PRIZE John Si­b­ley Williams of Mil­waukie, Ore­gon, won the 2018 Back­wa­ters Prize for Skin Mem­ory. He re­ceived $2,500, and his book will be pub­lished by Back­wa­ters Press in Fall 2019. Kwame Dawes judged. The an­nual award is given for a po­etry col­lec­tion. The next dead­line is May 31. Back­wa­ters Press, Back­wa­ters Prize, 1124 Pa­cific Street, #8392, Omaha, NE 68108. (402) 451-4052. Michael Cather­wood, Editor.

www.the­back­wa­ter­s­press.com

Bauhan Pub­lish­ing MAY SARTON NEW HAMP­SHIRE PO­ETRY PRIZE Mar­ilee Richards of Se­dona, Ari­zona, won the 2018 May Sarton New Hamp­shire Po­etry Prize for The Dou­ble Zero. She will re­ceive $1,000, pub­li­ca­tion by Bauhan Pub­lish­ing in Spring 2019, and 100 author copies. David Blair judged. The an­nual award is given for a book­length po­etry col­lec­tion. The next dead­line is April 30. Bauhan Pub­lish­ing, May Sarton New Hamp­shire Po­etry Prize, P.O. Box 117, Peter­bor­ough, NH 03458.

www.bauhan­pub­lish­ing.com/may-sarton-prize

BkMk Press

CIARDI/CHAN­DRA PRIZES Bev­erly Burch of Oakland, Cal­i­for­nia, won the John Ciardi Prize for Po­etry for The Book of Eve. Pa­tri­cia Spears Jones judged. Jen­nifer Wis­ner Kelly of Con­cord, Mas­sachusetts, won the G. S. Sharat Chan­dra Prize for Short Fic­tion for Stone Skim­mers. Ste­wart O’Nan judged. The win­ners each re­ceived $1,000, and their books will be pub­lished by BkMk Press. The an­nual awards are given for col­lec­tions of po­etry and short fic­tion. The next dead­line is Jan­uary 15. BkMk Press, Ciardi/Chan­dra Prizes, Univer­sity of Mis­souri, 5101 Rock­hill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110.

(816) 235-2558. Ben Fur­nish, Man­ag­ing Editor. [email protected] www.newlet­ters.org/writ­ers-wanted/bkmk-writ­ing -con­tests

Black Lawrence Press

BIG MOOSE PRIZE Colin Hamil­ton of Saint Paul won the 2018 Big Moose Prize for The Thir­teenth Month. He re­ceived $1,000, and his novel will be pub­lished by Black Lawrence Press in Novem­ber 2019. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a novel. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Black Lawrence Press, Big Moose Prize, 279 Clare­mont Av­enue, Mount Ver­non, NY 10552. (412) 559-6649. Diane Goet­tel, Ex­ec­u­tive Editor. [email protected]­lawren­ce­press.com www.black­lawrence.com/sub­mis­sions-and -con­tests/the-big-moose-prize

BOA Edi­tions

SHORT FIC­TION PRIZE Mark Polan­zak of Salem, Mas­sachusetts, won the eighth an­nual BOA Edi­tions Short Fic­tion Prize for The OK End of Funny Town. He re­ceived $1,000, and his book will be pub­lished by BOA Edi­tions in Spring 2020. Peter Con­ners judged. The an­nual award is given for a short story col­lec­tion. The next dead­line is May 31. BOA Edi­tions, Short Fic­tion Prize, 250 North Goodman Street, Suite 306, Rochester, NY 14607. Ron Martin-Dent, Con­tact. con­[email protected]­tions.org

www.boaedi­tions.org

Booker Prize Foun­da­tion

MAN BOOKER PRIZE FOR FIC­TION Anna Burns of East Sus­sex, Eng­land, won the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Milk­man (Faber & Faber). Burns re­ceived £50,000 (ap­prox­i­mately $66,000). The fi­nal­ists, each of whom re­ceived £2,500 (ap­prox­i­mately $3,300), were Esi Edugyan of Vic­to­ria, Canada, for Wash­ing­ton

Black (Ser­pent’s Tail); Daisy John­son of Ox­ford, Eng­land, for Ev­ery­thing Un­der

( Jonathan Cape); Rachel Kush­ner of Los An­ge­les for The Mars Room ( Jonathan

Cape); Richard Pow­ers of Townsend, Ten­nessee, for The Over­story (Wil­liam Heine­mann); and Robin Robert­son of Lon­don for The Long Take (Pi­cador). Kwame An­thony Ap­piah, Val McDermid, Leo Rob­son, Jacque­line Rose, and Leanne Shap­ton judged. Spon­sored by the Man Group, a global in­vest­ment man­age­ment com­pany, the an­nual award is given for a novel pub­lished in the pre­vi­ous year that is writ­ten in English and pub­lished in the United King­dom. As of this writ­ing, the next dead­line has not been set. Booker Prize Foun­da­tion, Man Booker Prize for Fic­tion, 28 St. James’s Walk, Lon­don EC1R 0AP, Eng­land.

the­man­book­er­prize.com

Boule­vard SHORT FIC­TION CON­TEST FOR EMERG­ING WRIT­ERS Caitlin Camp­bell of New York City won the 2017 Short Fic­tion Con­test for Emerg­ing Writ­ers for “Quar­ter­way House.” She re­ceived $1,500, and her story was pub­lished in the Fall 2018 is­sue of Boule­vard. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a short story by a writer who has not pub­lished a book with a na­tion­ally dis­trib­uted press. The next dead­line is De­cem­ber 31.

Boule­vard,

Short Fic­tion Con­test for Emerg­ing Writ­ers, 4125 Ju­ni­ata Street B, St. Louis, MO 63116. Jes­sica Ro­gen, Editor.

www.boule­vard­magazine.org

Caine Prize for African Writ­ing Mak­ena On­jerika of Nairobi, Kenya, won the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writ­ing for “Fanta Black­cur­rant.” She re­ceived £10,000 (ap­prox­i­mately $13,000). The fi­nal­ists were Nonyelum Ek­wempu of Chicago for “Amer­i­can Dream”; Stacy Hardy of Gra­ham­stown, South Africa, for “In­vo­lu­tion”; Olu­funke Ogundimu of La­gos, Nige­ria, for “The Armed Let­ter Writ­ers”; and Wole Tal­abi of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for “Wed­nes­day’s Story.” They each re­ceived £500 (ap­prox­i­mately $650), and their sto­ries were pub­lished in the 2018 Caine Prize an­thol­ogy, Redemp­tion Song. Di­naw Mengestu, Hen­ri­etta Rose-Innes, Lola Shoneyin, and Ahmed Ra­jab judged. The an­nual award is given for a pub­lished short story by an African writer. (SEE DEAD­LINES.)

JOHN IRVING Day­ton Literary Peace Foun­da­tion Richard C. Hol­brooke Dis­tin­guished Achieve­ment Award

VIC­TO­RIA ALE­JAN­DRA GARAYALDE Glim­mer Train Press

Short Story Award for New Writ­ers

JUS­TINE DYMOND Hid­den River Arts Eludia Award

Caine Prize for African Writ­ing, 51 South­wark Street, Lon­don SE1 1RU, Eng­land. [email protected]

www.caineprize.com

Chicago Tri­bune

NEL­SON ALGREN SHORT STORY AWARD Dustin Hy­man of San Luis Obispo, Cal­i­for­nia, won the 2018 Nel­son Algren Award for “Church of Pit.” He re­ceived $3,500. The fi­nal­ists, who each re­ceived $1,000, were Dana Berube of Bos­ton for “Lost Causes”; Su­san Finch of Nashville for “Noth­ing Less Than 20,000 Watts”; Karin Lin-Green­berg of Half­moon, New York, for “The Sweeper of Hair”; and Sophia Velt­fort of Ithaca, New York, for “Olivia.” The run­ners-up, who each re­ceived $500, were Matt Jones of Hous­ton, Texas, for “Am I Not Your An­i­mal?”; Michelle Massie of Los An­ge­les for “Most Best Happy Korean Bright Star”; Chris­tine Vines of Ithaca, New York, for “Lizard Lover”; GKS Waller of Chicago for “Here Is Where the Taxi Driver Set His Wife on Fire”; and Ma­bel Yu of Wash­ing­ton, D.C. for “Fluid Me­chan­ics.” The win­ner, fi­nal­ists, and run­ners-up were all pub­lished in the Chicago Tri­bune. The an­nual award is given for a short story. (SEE DEAD­LINES.)

Chicago Tri­bune,

Nel­son Algren Short Story Award, 160 North Stet­son Av­enue, Chicago, IL 60601.

algren.sub­mit­table.com

Crab Or­chard Se­ries in Po­etry

OPEN COM­PE­TI­TION AWARDS Les­lie Williams of New­ton, Mas­sachusetts, and Cor­rie Wil­liamson of He­lena, Mon­tana, won the 2018 Crab Or­chard Se­ries in Po­etry Open Com­pe­ti­tion. Williams won for birdlife, and Wil­liamson won for The River Where You For­got My Name. They each re­ceived $2,500, and their books will be pub­lished by South­ern Illi­nois Univer­sity Press. They were also in­vited to read at South­ern Illi­nois Univer­sity in Car­bon­dale in Oc­to­ber. Al­li­son Joseph judged. The an­nual awards are given for po­etry col­lec­tions. As of this writ­ing, the next dead­line has not been set. Crab Or­chard Se­ries in Po­etry,

Open Com­pe­ti­tion Awards, English Depart­ment, Mail Code 4503, 1000 Faner Drive, Car­bon­dale, IL 62901. Jon Trib­ble, Awards Co­or­di­na­tor.

crabor­chardreview.siu.edu/po­etry-se­ries.html

ES­SAY CON­TEST Ka­teri Kosek of Sh­effield, Mas­sachusetts, won the “In­tox­i­ca­tion” Es­say Con­test for “The Cherry Birds.” She re­ceived $1,000 and pub­li­ca­tion in Cre­ative Non­fic­tion Is­sue 69. The ed­i­tors judged. The quar­terly award is given for an es­say on a theme. As of this writ­ing, the next dead­line has not been set.

Cre­ative Non­fic­tion,

Es­say Con­test, 5119 Co­ral Street, Pitts­burgh, PA 15224. Chad Vogler, As­sis­tant Editor. in­for­ma­[email protected]­ativenon­fic­tion.org

www.cre­ativenon­fic­tion.org Day­ton Literary Peace Foun­da­tion RICHARD C. HOL­BROOKE DIS­TIN­GUISHED ACHIEVE­MENT AWARD Fic­tion and non­fic­tion writer John Irving of Toronto won the 2018 Richard C. Hol­brooke Dis­tin­guished Achieve­ment Award. He re­ceived $10,000. The an­nual award hon­ors an author whose com­plete body of work re­flects the Day­ton Literary Peace Prize’s mis­sion to “foster peace, so­cial jus­tice, and global un­der­stand­ing.” There is no ap­pli­ca­tion process. Day­ton Literary Peace Foun­da­tion, P.O. Box 461, Wright Brothers Branch, Day­ton, OH 45409. (937) 298-5072. Sharon Rab, Chair. [email protected]­ton­lit­er­ary­pea­ceprize.org

www.day­ton­lit­er­ary­pea­ceprize.org

Em­rys Press

PO­ETRY CHAPBOOK CON­TEST Ja­cob Boyd of Chicago won the 2018 Em­rys Press Chapbook Con­test for Stilt House. He re­ceived $1,000, pub­li­ca­tion of his chapbook by Em­rys Press, and a week­long res­i­dency at the Rens­ing Cen­ter in Pick­ens, South Carolina. Heather McHugh judged. The an­nual award is given for a po­etry chapbook. The next dead­line is July 15. Em­rys Press, Po­etry Chapbook Con­test, P.O. Box 8813, Greenville, SC 29604. em­[email protected]

www.em­rys.org/em­rys-press

French-Amer­i­can Foun­da­tion

TRANS­LA­TION PRIZES Paul Eprile of Creemore, Canada, and Howard Cur­tis of Nor­wich, Eng­land, both won the 31st an­nual Trans­la­tion Prize in fic­tion. Eprile won for his trans­la­tion of Jean Giono’s novel Melville (New York Re­view Books); Cur­tis won for his trans­la­tion of Jérôme Fer­rari’s novel The Prin­ci­ple (Europa Edi­tions). They each re­ceived $5,000. Sa­muel E. Martin of Philadel­phia and Alison L. Strayer of Paris won prizes in non­fic­tion. Martin won for his trans­la­tion of Georges Didi-Hu­ber­man’s book Bark (MIT Press); Strayer won for her trans­la­tion of An­nie Er­naux’s mem­oir The

Years (Seven Sto­ries Press). They each re­ceived $5,000. The an­nual awards are given for books of fic­tion and non­fic­tion trans­lated from French into English and pub­lished dur­ing the pre­vi­ous year. The next dead­line is Jan­uary 14. French-Amer­i­can Foun­da­tion, Trans­la­tion Prizes, 28 West 44th Street, Suite 902, New York, NY 10036. (646) 588-6782. kde­[email protected]­chamer­i­can.org

www.fren­chamer­i­can.org/trans­la­tion­prize

Gemini Mag­a­zine

SHORT STORY CON­TEST Ge­orge Har­rar of Way­land, Mas­sachusetts, won the 2018 Gemini Mag­a­zine Short Story Con­test for “Bed­lam.” He re­ceived $1,000 and pub­li­ca­tion of his story in Gemini Mag­a­zine. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a short story. The next dead­line is April 1.

Gemini Mag­a­zine,

Short Story Con­test, P.O. Box 1485, On­set, MA 02558.

(339) 309-9757. David Bright, Editor. [email protected]­a­zine.com

www.gemini-mag­a­zine.com

Glim­mer Train Press

SHORT STORY AWARD FOR NEW WRIT­ERS Vic­to­ria Ale­jan­dra Garayalde of San Juan, Puerto Rico, won the Short Story Award for New Writ­ers for “Amer­i­can Dream.” She re­ceived $2,500, and her story will be pub­lished in Is­sue 104 of Glim­mer Train Sto­ries. The ed­i­tors judged. The award is given three times yearly for a short story by a writer whose fic­tion has not ap­peared in a print pub­li­ca­tion with a cir­cu­la­tion over 5,000. The next dead­line is April 30. Glim­mer Train Press, Short Story

Award for New Writ­ers, P.O. Box 80430, Port­land, OR 97280. (503) 221-0836. Su­san Burmeister-Brown and Linda Swan­son-Davies, Coed­i­tors.

www.glim­mer­train.com

Hid­den River Arts

WIL­LOW RUN PO­ETRY BOOK AWARD Carol Tyx of Iowa City won the 2018 Wil­low Run Po­etry Book Award for Re­mak­ing Achilles: Slic­ing Into An­gola’s His­tory. She re­ceived $1,000, and her po­etry col­lec­tion will be pub­lished by Hid­den River Press, an im­print of Hid­den River Pub­lish­ing. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a po­etry col­lec­tion. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) TUSCARORA AWARD IN HISTORICAL FIC­TION Mar­jorie San­dor of Cor­val­lis, Ore­gon, won the 2018 Tuscarora Award in Historical Fic­tion for The Se­cret Mu­sic at Torde­sil­las. She re­ceived $1,000, and her novel will be pub­lished by Hid­den River Press, an im­print of Hid­den River Pub­lish­ing. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a book of historical fic­tion. (SEE DEAD­LINES.)

ELUDIA AWARD

Jus­tine Dymond of Belcher­town, Mas­sachusetts, won the 2018 Eludia Award for The Em­i­grants and Other Sto­ries. She re­ceived $1,000, and her story col­lec­tion will be pub­lished by Sow­ilo Press, an im­print of Hid­den River Pub­lish­ing. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a de­but novel or story col­lec­tion by a woman writer over the age of 40. (SEE DEAD­LINES.)

BLUE MOUN­TAIN AWARD

Jef­frey Voc­cola of Kutz­town, Penn­syl­va­nia, won the 2018 Blue Moun­tain Award for Kings Row. He re­ceived $1,000, and his novel will be pub­lished by Hid­den River Press, an im­print of Hid­den River Pub­lish­ing. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a book-length work of fic­tion. The next dead­line is Novem­ber 15. Hid­den River Arts, P.O. Box 63927, Philadel­phia, PA 19147. (610) 764-0813. De­bra Leigh Scott, Found­ing Di­rec­tor. hid­den­river­[email protected]

hid­den­river­arts.com

Hunger Moun­tain

LITERARY PRIZES Ains­ley Drew of Beth­page, New York, won the 2018 Ruth Stone Po­etry Prize for her poem “Ori­gin of the Species.” Tova Ben­jamin of New York City won the 2018 Howard Frank Mosher Short Fic­tion Prize for her story “En­grav­ing Heaven’s Like­ness.” He­len Why­brow of

MAR­JORIE SAN­DOR Hid­den River Arts

Tuscarora Award in Historical Fic­tion

ALI­CIA UPANO James Jones Literary So­ci­ety First Novel Fel­low­ship

MAG­GIE MILL­NER

Nar­ra­tive

Po­etry Con­test

Fayston, Ver­mont, won the 2018 Cre­ative Non­fic­tion Prize for her es­say “The Cord.” They each re­ceived $1,000, and their win­ning pieces were pub­lished on the Hunger Moun­tain web­site. Sher­win Bit­sui judged in po­etry, Caro­line Leav­itt judged in fic­tion, and Pam Hous­ton judged in non­fic­tion. The an­nual awards are given for a poem, a story, and an es­say. (SEE DEAD­LINES.)

Hunger Moun­tain,

Literary Prizes, Ver­mont Col­lege of Fine Arts, 36 Col­lege Street, Mont­pe­lier, VT 05602. [email protected]

www.hungermtn.org/con­tests

James Jones Literary So­ci­ety

FIRST NOVEL FEL­LOW­SHIP Ali­cia Upano of Wahi­awa, Hawaii, won the 27th an­nual James Jones First Novel Fel­low­ship for her man­u­script “Big Mu­sic.” She re­ceived $10,000 and pub­li­ca­tion of an ex­cerpt of her novel in Province­town Arts. The run­ner-up was Nancy John­son of Floss­moor, Illi­nois, for her man­u­script “The Kind­est Lie.” She re­ceived $1,000. Louise Ware­ham Leonard, Tay­lor Po­lites, and Nina Solomon judged. The an­nual award is given for a novel-in-progress that “hon­ors the spirit of un­blink­ing hon­esty, de­ter­mi­na­tion, and in­sight into modern cul­ture ex­em­pli­fied by the late James Jones.”

(SEE DEAD­LINES.) James Jones Literary So­ci­ety, First Novel Fel­low­ship, Wilkes Univer­sity, Cre­ative Writ­ing Pro­gram, 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766. Bon­nie Cul­ver, Pro­gram Di­rec­tor. jamesjones­first­[email protected]

www.wilkes.edu/pages/1159.asp

Lit­tle Tokyo Historical So­ci­ety

SHORT STORY CON­TEST James Toma of West Cov­ina, Cal­i­for­nia, won the 2018 Lit­tle Tokyo Historical So­ci­ety Short Story Con­test for “Life at the (Lit­tle Tokyo) Bu­dokan.” He re­ceived $500 and pub­li­ca­tion in Rafu Shimpo and on the Dis­cover Nikkei web­site. Dan Kwong, Irene Si­mo­nian, and Sharon Yam­ato judged. The an­nual award is given for a short story that takes place in the Lit­tle Tokyo district of Los An­ge­les. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Lit­tle Tokyo Historical So­ci­ety, Short Story Con­test, 319 East Sec­ond Street #203, Los An­ge­les, CA 90012.

www.lit­tle­toky­ohs.org

MacArthur Foun­da­tion

MACARTHUR FEL­LOW­SHIPS Poet Natalie Diaz of Tempe, Ari­zona; poet, fic­tion writer, and non­fic­tion writer John Keene of Ne­wark, New Jersey; and fic­tion writer Kelly Link of Northamp­ton, Mas­sachusetts, won 2018 MacArthur Fel­low­ships. Diaz, whose most re­cent book is the po­etry col­lec­tion When My Brother Was an Aztec (Cop­per Canyon Press, 2012); Keene, whose most re­cent book is the story col­lec­tion Coun­ternar­ra­tives (New Directions,

2015); and Link, whose most re­cent book is the story col­lec­tion Get In Trou­ble (Ran­dom House, 2015), will each re­ceive $625,000 over five years. The an­nual fel­low­ships are given in a va­ri­ety of fields to “en­able re­cip­i­ents to ex­er­cise their own cre­ative in­stincts for the ben­e­fit of hu­man so­ci­ety.” There is no ap­pli­ca­tion process. MacArthur Foun­da­tion, Of­fice of Grants Man­age­ment, 140 South Dear­born Street, Chicago, IL 60603.

(312) 726-8000. 4an­[email protected]­found.org

www.mac­found.org

Mis­sis­sippi Arts Com­mis­sion

LITERARY ARTIST FEL­LOW­SHIPS Po­ets Adam Clay and Ben­jamin Mor­ris, both of Hattiesburg, Mis­sis­sippi; and Derrick Har­riell of Ox­ford, Mis­sis­sippi, each re­ceived a $5,000 Literary Arts Fel­low­ship from the Mis­sis­sippi Arts Com­mis­sion. The fel­low­ships are given in al­ter­nat­ing years to Mis­sis­sippi po­ets, fic­tion writ­ers, and cre­ative non­fic­tion writ­ers. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Mis­sis­sippi Arts Com­mis­sion, Literary Artist Fel­low­ships, 501 North West Street, Wool­folk Build­ing, Suite 1101A, Jack­son, MS 39201. (601) 359-6030. Kris­ten

Brandt, Con­tact. [email protected] arts.ms.gov/grants/grants-for-in­di­vid­u­als/artist -fel­low­ships Money for Women/Bar­bara Dem­ing Memo­rial Fund

IN­DI­VID­UAL ARTIST GRANTS FOR WOMEN Fic­tion writ­ers Bran­den Boyer-White of Los An­ge­les; Amber Caron of Lo­gan, Utah; Alda Dobbs of Mont­gomery, Texas; Lyn­d­sey El­lis of Floris­sant, Mis­souri; Me­gan Gid­dings of Bloom­ing­ton, In­di­ana; and Jen­nifer Savran Kelly of Ithaca, New York; and mixed-genre writer Pa­tri­cia Ma­ciesz of Oakland won 2018 In­di­vid­ual Artist Grants for Women. They each re­ceived $1,500. The an­nual grants are given to fem­i­nist po­ets, fic­tion writ­ers, and non­fic­tion writ­ers who are ci­ti­zens of the United States or Canada. The next round of grants will be awarded to po­ets and non­fic­tion writ­ers. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Money for Women/Bar­bara Dem­ing Memo­rial Fund, In­di­vid­ual Artist Grants for Women, P.O. Box 717, Bearsville, NY 12409. dem­[email protected]

dem­ing­fund.org

Nar­ra­tive

NAR­RA­TIVE PRIZE Pais­ley Rek­dal of Salt Lake City won the 2018 Nar­ra­tive Prize for her po­ems “Quiver,” “Telling the Wasps,” and “The Olive Tree at Vou­ves.” She re­ceived $4,000. The an­nual award is given for a poem or group of po­ems, a short story, a novel ex­cerpt, or a work of cre­ative non­fic­tion pub­lished in Nar­ra­tive dur­ing the pre­vi­ous year. The next dead­line is June 15.

PO­ETRY CON­TEST

Mag­gie Mill­ner of New York City won the 10th an­nual Po­etry Con­test for “The Pro­fun­di­ties and Other Po­ems.” She re­ceived $1,500 and pub­li­ca­tion in Nar­ra­tive. The an­nual award is given for a poem or group of po­ems. The next dead­line is July 20.

Nar­ra­tive, 2443 Fill­more Street, #214, San Fran­cisco, CA 94115. Tom Jenks, Editor.

www.nar­ra­tivemagazine.com

Na­tional Book Foun­da­tion

NA­TIONAL BOOK AWARDS Justin Phillip Reed of Saint Louis won the 2018 Na­tional Book Award in po­etry for In­de­cency (Cof­fee House Press). The fi­nal­ists in po­etry were Rae Ar­mantrout of Everett, Wash­ing­ton, for Wob­ble (Wes­leyan Univer­sity Press), Ter­rance Hayes of New York City for Amer­i­can Son­nets for My Past and Fu­ture As­sas­sin (Pen­guin Books), Diana Khoi Nguyen of Den­ver for Ghost Of (Om­nidawn Pub­lish­ing), and Jenny Xie of New York City for Eye Level (Gray­wolf Press). Si­grid Nunez of New York City won the 2018 Na­tional Book Award in fic­tion for The Friend (River­head Books). The fi­nal­ists in fic­tion were Jamel Brink­ley of San Fran­cisco for A Lucky Man (Gray­wolf Press), Lau­ren Groff of Gainesville, Florida, for Florida (River­head Books), Bran­don Hob­son of Tonkawa, Ok­la­homa, for Where the Dead Sit Talk­ing (Soho Press), and Rebecca

Makkai of Chicago for The Great Be­liev­ers (Vik­ing Books). Jef­frey C. Ste­wart of Santa Bar­bara, Cal­i­for­nia, won the 2018 Na­tional Book Award in non­fic­tion for The New Ne­gro: The Life of Alain Locke (Ox­ford Univer­sity Press). The fi­nal­ists in non­fic­tion were Colin G. Cal­loway of Hanover, New Hamp­shire, for The In­dian World of Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton: The First Pres­i­dent, the First Amer­i­cans, and the Birth of the Na­tion (Ox­ford Univer­sity Press), Vic­to­ria John­son of New York City for Amer­i­can Eden: David Ho­sack, Botany, and Medicine in the Gar­den of the Early Repub­lic (Liveright), Sarah Smarsh of Wi­chita, Kansas, for Heart­land: A Mem­oir of Work­ing Hard and Be­ing Broke in the Rich­est Coun­try on Earth (Scrib­ner), and Adam Win­kler of Los An­ge­les for

We the Cor­po­ra­tions: How Amer­i­can Busi­nesses Won Their Civil Rights (Liveright). El­iz­a­beth Acevedo of Wash­ing­ton, D.C. won the 2018 Na­tional Book Award in young peo­ple’s lit­er­a­ture for The Poet X (HarperTeen). The fi­nal­ists in young peo­ple’s lit­er­a­ture were M. T. An­der­son of Cam­bridge, Mas­sachusetts, and Eu­gene Yelchin of Topanga, Cal­i­for­nia, for The As­sas­si­na­tion of Brang­wain Spurge (Can­dlewick Press), Les­lie Con­nor of Madi­son, Con­necti­cut, for The Truth as Told by Ma­son But­tle (Kather­ine Te­gen Books), Christo­pher Paul Cur­tis of Wind­sor, Canada, for The Jour­ney of Lit­tle Char­lie (Scholas­tic Press), and Jar­rett J. Krosoczka of Northamp­ton, Mas­sachusetts, for Hey, Kiddo (Graphix). Yoko Tawada of Ber­lin won the 2018 Na­tional Book Award in trans­lated lit­er­a­ture for The Emis­sary (New Directions Pub­lish­ing), trans­lated by Mar­garet Mit­su­tani of Pitts­burgh and Ja­pan. The fi­nal­ists in trans­lated lit­er­a­ture were Né­gar Djavadi of Paris for Disori­en­tal (Europa Edi­tions), trans­lated by Tina Kover of Durham, Eng­land; Hanne Ørstavik of Oslo for Love (Ar­chi­pel­ago Books), trans­lated by Martin Aitken of Copen­hagen; Domenico Starnone of Rome for Trick (Europa Edi­tions), trans­lated by Jhumpa Lahiri of New York City; and Olga Tokar­czuk of Wałbrzych, Poland, for Flights (River­head Books), trans­lated by Jen­nifer Croft of Los An­ge­les and

New York City. Reed, Nunez, Ste­wart, and Acevedo each won $10,000; Tawada and Mit­su­tani each won $5,000. The fi­nal­ists each re­ceived $1,000. The po­etry judges were Mary Jo Bang, Ken Chen, Elise Paschen, Danez Smith, and

New Let­ters

Prize for Fic­tion

Rat­tle

Po­etry Prize Red Moun­tain Press Po­etry Prize

Stephen Sparks; the fic­tion judges were Chris Bachelder, Laila Lalami, Min Jin Lee, Lau­rie Much­nick, and Chinelo Ok­paranta; the non­fic­tion judges were Rachel Cass, John Free­man, An­nette Gor­don-Reed, Sarah Man­guso, and An­drés Resén­dez; the young peo­ple’s lit­er­a­ture judges were Robin Ben­way, La­mar Giles, Grace Worces­ter Greene, Va­lerie Koehler, and Mi­tali Perkins; and the trans­lated lit­er­a­ture judges were Harold Au­gen­braum, Karen Maeda All­man, Si­nan An­toon, Su­san Ber­nof­sky, and Ál­varo En­rigue. The an­nual awards honor books of po­etry, fic­tion, cre­ative non­fic­tion, and trans­lated lit­er­a­ture by U.S. writ­ers pub­lished dur­ing the award year. As of this writ­ing, the next dead­line has not been set.

5 UN­DER 35

Five fic­tion writ­ers were se­lected as the Na­tional Book Foun­da­tion’s 2018 5 Un­der 35 hon­orees. They are Nana Kwame Ad­jei-Brenyah of Hamil­ton, New York, for his story col­lec­tion, Fri­day

Black (Mariner Books, 2018), se­lected by Col­son White­head; Han­nah Lil­lith As­sadi of New York City for her novel, Sonora (Soho Press, 2017), se­lected by Claire Vaye Watkins; Ak­waeke Emezi of Umuahia, Nige­ria, for their novel, Fresh­wa­ter (Grove At­lantic, 2018), se­lected by Car­men Maria Machado; Ly­dia Kies­ling of San Fran­cisco for her novel, The Golden State (MCD, 2018), se­lected by Sa­man­tha Hunt; and Moriel Roth­man-Zecher of Yel­low Springs, Ohio, for his novel, Sad­ness Is a White Bird (Atria Books, 2018), se­lected by Bill Clegg. They each re­ceived $1,000. The an­nual awards are given to writ­ers un­der the age of 35 who have pub­lished their first book of fic­tion in the pre­vi­ous five years. There is no ap­pli­ca­tion process. Na­tional Book Foun­da­tion, 90 Broad Street, Suite 604, New York, NY 10004. (212) 685-0261.

www.na­tion­al­book.org

Na­tional Po­etry Se­ries

OPEN COM­PE­TI­TION Five po­ets won the 2018 Na­tional Po­etry Se­ries Open Com­pe­ti­tion. They are Christo­pher Kon­drich of Univer­sity Park, Mary­land, for Valu­ing, se­lected by Jeri­cho Brown and to be pub­lished by Univer­sity of Ge­or­gia Press; Ros­alie Moffett of Athens, Ge­or­gia, for Ner­vous Sys­tem, se­lected by Mon­ica Youn and to be pub­lished by Ecco; Daniel Pop­pick of New York City for Fear of De­scrip­tion, se­lected by Brenda Shaugh­nessy and to be pub­lished by Pen­guin Books; Jon Sands of New York City for It’s Not Magic, se­lected by Richard Blanco and to be pub­lished by Bea­con Press; and Jake Skeets of the Navajo Na­tion for Eyes Bot­tle Dark With a Mouth­ful of Flow­ers, se­lected by Kathy Fa­gan and to be pub­lished by Milk­weed Edi­tions. They each re­ceived $10,000. The an­nual awards are given for po­etry col­lec­tions by U.S. po­ets, whose win­ning books are pub­lished by par­tic­i­pat­ing trade, univer­sity, and small press pub­lish­ers. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Na­tional Po­etry Se­ries, Open Com­pe­ti­tion, 57 Moun­tain Av­enue, Prince­ton, NJ 08540.

www.na­tion­alpo­et­ry­series.org

New Amer­i­can Press

PO­ETRY PRIZE Sarah Aronson of Mis­soula, Mon­tana, won the 2018 New Amer­i­can Po­etry Prize for And Other Bod­i­less Pow­ers. She re­ceived $1,000, and her book will be pub­lished by New Amer­i­can Press in

Fall 2019. An­drew Grace judged. The an­nual award is given for a po­etry col­lec­tion. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) New Amer­i­can Press, Po­etry Prize, P.O. Box 1094, Grafton, WI 53024. David Bowen, Ex­ec­u­tive Editor. [email protected]­i­can­press.com

www.newamer­i­can­press.com/con­tests

New Let­ters

LITERARY AWARDS Betty Ritz Rogers of Greens­boro, North Carolina, won the 2018 New Let­ters Prize for Po­etry for her poem “Josef Sudek (Prague, 1896–1976).” Amy Widmoyer Han­son of Min­neapo­lis won the Prize for Fic­tion for her story “In­de­pen­dence Road.” Robert Stothart of Ther­mopo­lis, Wy­oming, won the Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Non­fic­tion for his es­say “Cataract Surgery.” Rogers and Han­son each re­ceived $1,500; Stothart re­ceived $2,500. The win­ners were all pub­lished in the Win­ter 2019 is­sue of New Let­ters. Al­berto Ríos judged in po­etry, Thomas Fox Aver­ill judged in fic­tion, and Janet Bur­roway judged in non­fic­tion. The an­nual awards are given for a poem or group of po­ems, a story, and an es­say. The next dead­line is May 20.

New Let­ters,

Literary Awards, Univer­sity of Mis­souri, 5101 Rock­hill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. (816) 235-1169. Ash­ley Wann, Con­test Man­ager. newlet­[email protected]

www.newlet­ters.org/writ­ers-wanted

Noemi Press

BOOK AWARDS Lil­lian-Yvonne Ber­tram of Bos­ton won the 2018 Noemi Press Book Award for Po­etry for her po­etry col­lec­tion Trav­esty Gen­er­a­tor. Stephanie Sauer of San Fran­cisco won the Noemi Press Book Award for Prose for her hybrid col­lec­tion Al­monds Are Mem­bers of the Peach Fam­ily. They each re­ceived $1,000, and their books will be pub­lished by Noemi Press. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual awards are given for a po­etry col­lec­tion and a book of prose. As of this writ­ing, the next dead­line has not been set. Noemi Press, Book Awards, 323 Shanks Hall 0112, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacks­burg, VA 24061. Car­men Giménez Smith, Pub­lisher. noemi­press­[email protected]

www.noemi­press.org/con­test

Ohioana Li­brary As­so­ci­a­tion

WAL­TER RUMSEY MARVIN GRANT Christo­pher Alexan­der Kostrit­sky Gellert of Cleve­land won the 2018 Wal­ter Rumsey Marvin Grant. He re­ceived $1,000, and his es­say “Why Cleve­land?” was pub­lished in the Fall 2018 is­sue of Ohioana Quar­terly. The an­nual award is given to a fic­tion or cre­ative non­fic­tion writer age 30 or un­der who has not pub­lished a book and is an Ohio na­tive or res­i­dent of at least five years. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Ohioana Li­brary As­so­ci­a­tion, Wal­ter Rumsey Marvin Grant, 274 East First Av­enue, Suite 300, Colum­bus, OH 43201. (614) 466-3831. David Weaver, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor. [email protected]

www.ohioana.org/pro­grams/ohioana-book-awards

Om­nidawn Pub­lish­ing

PO­ETRY CHAPBOOK PRIZE Brit­tany Tomaselli of Kala­ma­zoo, Michi­gan, won the 2018 Om­nidawn Po­etry Chapbook Prize for her man­u­script “Since Sun­day.” She re­ceived $1,000, pub­li­ca­tion of her chapbook by Om­nidawn Pub­lish­ing in Fall 2019, and 100 author copies. Carl Phillips judged. The an­nual award is given for a po­etry chapbook. The next dead­line is June 17.

Om­nidawn Pub­lish­ing, Po­etry Chapbook Prize, 1632 Elm Av­enue, Rich­mond, CA 94805. (510) 237-5472. Rusty Mor­ri­son and Ken Kee­gan, Coed­i­tors. sub­mis­[email protected]­nidawn.com

www.om­nidawn.com/con­test/po­etry-con­tests.htm

Ploughshares

EMERG­ING WRITER’S CON­TEST Aly­cia Pir­mo­hamed of Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land, won the 2018 Emerg­ing Writer’s Con­test in po­etry for a group of po­ems. Anne de Mar­cken of Olympia, Wash­ing­ton, won the 2018 Emerg­ing Writer’s Con­test in fic­tion for her story “Foil.” Laura Price Steele of Wilm­ing­ton, North Carolina, won the 2018 Emerg­ing Writer’s Con­test in non­fic­tion for her es­say “These Bod­ies Will Undo Us.” They each re­ceived $2,000, pub­li­ca­tion of their work in the Win­ter 2018–2019 is­sue of Ploughshares, and a con­sul­ta­tion with literary agency Aragi, Inc. Roger Reeves judged in po­etry, Car­men Maria Machado judged in fic­tion, and Rox­ane Gay judged in non­fic­tion. The an­nual awards are given for a poem or group of po­ems, a short story, and an es­say. The next dead­line is May 15.

Ploughshares,

Emerg­ing Writer’s Con­test, 120 Boyl­ston Street, Bos­ton, MA 02116. (617) 824-3757. Ellen Duf­fer, Man­ag­ing Editor. [email protected]

www.pshares.org

Po­etry So­ci­ety of Amer­ica

CHAPBOOK FEL­LOW­SHIPS Heather Hamil­ton of Har­ris­burg, Penn­syl­va­nia, and Joann Gard­ner of Tal­la­has­see, Florida, won the 2018 Chapbook Fel­low­ships. Hamil­ton won for her chapbook Here Is a Clearing, cho­sen by Aimee Nezhuku­matathil; Gard­ner won for her chapbook The Deaf Is­land,

~ cho­sen by D. Nurkse. Nhu’ Xuân Nguyên of Ne­wark, New Jersey, and Laura Romeyn of San Fran­cisco won the 2018 Chapbook Fel­low­ships 30 and Un­der. Nguyê˜n won for her chapbook A Sys­tem of Satel­lites, cho­sen by Adrian Mate­jka; Romeyn won for her chapbook Wild Con­di­tions, cho­sen by Ange Mlinko. The win­ners each re­ceived $1,000, and their win­ning chap­books will be pub­lished by the Po­etry So­ci­ety of Amer­ica in 2019. The Chapbook Fel­low­ships are given an­nu­ally to two po­ets for chap­book­length po­etry col­lec­tions; the Chapbook Fel­low­ships 30 and Un­der are given

MATTHEW DOUGHERTY

Sala­man­der

Fic­tion Prize

CLAU­DIA CORTESE South­ern Illi­nois Univer­sity Devil’s Kitchen Read­ing Award in Emerg­ing Po­etry

NI­COLE COO­LEY South­ern Illi­nois Univer­sity Devil’s Kitchen Read­ing Award in Es­tab­lished Po­etry

an­nu­ally to two po­ets ages 30 and un­der for chapbook-length po­etry col­lec­tions. The next dead­line is De­cem­ber 22. Po­etry So­ci­ety of Amer­ica, Chapbook Fel­low­ships, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628.

www.po­et­ryso­ci­ety.org Princess of As­turias Foun­da­tion

AWARD FOR LIT­ER­A­TURE Fic­tion and non­fic­tion writer Frédérique Au­doin-Rouzeau of Paris won the 2018 Princess of As­turias Award for Lit­er­a­ture. Also known as Fred Var­gas, Au­doin-Rouzeau, whose most re­cent book is the novel Quand sort la recluse (Groupe Flam­mar­ion, 2017), re­ceived €50,000 (ap­prox­i­mately $57,000). A jury ap­pointed by the Princess of As­turias Foun­da­tion judged. The an­nual award is given to a writer who is “fos­ter­ing and ad­vanc­ing literary cre­ation in all its gen­res.” There is no ap­pli­ca­tion process. Princess of As­turias Foun­da­tion, Juan Ben­ito Argüelles, 2, 33004 Oviedo, Prin­ci­pal­ity of As­turias, Spain.

www.fpa.es/en/princess-of-as­turias-awards

Rat­tle

PO­ETRY PRIZE Dave Har­ris of La Jolla, Cal­i­for­nia, won the 2018 Rat­tle Po­etry Prize for his poem “Tur­bu­lence.” He re­ceived $10,000 and pub­li­ca­tion of his poem in Is­sue 62 of Rat­tle. The ed­i­tors judged. The an­nual award is given for a poem. The next dead­line is July 15.

Rat­tle,

Po­etry Prize, 12411 Ven­tura Boule­vard, Stu­dio City, CA 91604. (818) 505-6777. Ti­mothy Green, Editor. [email protected]­tle.com

www.rat­tle.com

Red Hen Press

WOMEN’S PROSE PRIZE Reema Ra­jban­shi of Lex­ing­ton, Vir­ginia, won the 2018 Women’s Prose Prize for Sugar, Smoke, Song. She re­ceived $1,000, and her novel will be pub­lished by Red Hen Press. Lidia Yuk­nav­itch judged. The an­nual prize is given for a book of fic­tion or non­fic­tion by a woman.

(SEE DEAD­LINES.) Red Hen Press, Women’s Prose Prize, P.O. Box 40820, Pasadena, CA 91114. (626) 356-4760. Re­bec­cah San­hueza, Ed­i­to­rial As­sis­tant. ed­i­to­[email protected]­hen.org

www.red­hen.org

Red Moun­tain Press

PO­ETRY PRIZE Ge­orge Looney of Erie, Penn­syl­va­nia, won the 2018 Po­etry Prize for What Light Be­comes: The Turner Vari­a­tions. He re­ceived $1,000, and his col­lec­tion will be pub­lished by Red Moun­tain Press. Denise Low judged. The an­nual award is given for a po­etry col­lec­tion. The next dead­line is Septem­ber 15. Red Moun­tain Press, Po­etry Prize, P.O. Box 32205, Santa Fe, NM 87594. redmt­n­[email protected]

www.red­moun­tain­press.us

River Styx

IN­TER­NA­TIONAL PO­ETRY CON­TEST An­drew Hem­mert of Kala­ma­zoo, Michi­gan, won the 2018 River Styx In­ter­na­tional Po­etry Con­test for “Bro­ken Sea­son.” He re­ceived $1,500, and his poem was pub­lished in River Styx. Mag­gie Smith judged. The an­nual award is given for a sin­gle poem. The next dead­line is May 30.

River Styx, In­ter­na­tional Po­etry Con­test, 3139A South Grand Boule­vard, Suite 203, St. Louis, MO 63118. Ja­son Lee Brown, Editor. bi­[email protected]­styx.org

www.river­styx.org/sub­mit/po­etry-con­test

Ru­mi­nate

JANET B. MCCABE PO­ETRY PRIZE Paula Har­ris of Palmer­ston North, New Zealand, won the 2018 Janet B. McCabe Po­etry Prize for her poem “You will dig me from the earth with your bare hands.” She re­ceived $1,500 and pub­li­ca­tion of her poem in Is­sue 49 of Ru­mi­nate. Ilya Kamin­sky judged. The an­nual award is given for a poem. The next dead­line is May 15.

WIL­LIAM VAN DYKE SHORT STORY PRIZE

Ja­son Ville­mez of Bos­ton won the 2018 Wil­liam Van Dyke Short Story Prize for his story “Coda.” He re­ceived $1,500 and pub­li­ca­tion of his story in Is­sue 48 of Ru­mi­nate. Su­san Woodring judged. The an­nual award is given for a work of short fic­tion. (SEE DEAD­LINES.)

VANDERMEY NON­FIC­TION PRIZE

Jonathan Win­ston Jones of Chicago won the 2018 VanderMey Non­fic­tion Prize for his es­say “Bi­son Clouds.” He re­ceived $1,500 and pub­li­ca­tion of his es­say in Is­sue 47 of Ru­mi­nate. Camille T. Dungy judged. The an­nual award is given for a work of cre­ative non­fic­tion. The next dead­line is Novem­ber 15.

Ru­mi­nate,

1041 North Taft Hill Road, Ft. Collins, CO 80521. Bri­anna Van Dyke, Editor in Chief. [email protected]­mi­natemagazine.org

www.ru­mi­natemagazine.org

Sala­man­der

FIC­TION PRIZE Matthew Dougherty of Pitts­burgh won the 2018 Sala­man­der Fic­tion Prize for his short story “Tokoloshe.” He re­ceived $1,000, and his story will be pub­lished in Sala­man­der. Molly An­topol judged. The an­nual award is given for a short story. As of this writ­ing, the next dead­line has not been set.

Sala­man­der,

Fic­tion Prize, Suf­folk Univer­sity, English Depart­ment, 8 Ash­bur­ton Place, Bos­ton, MA 02108. Katie Sticca, Man­ag­ing Editor.

www.sala­man­der­mag.org/con­tests

South­ern Hu­man­i­ties Re­view

AUBURN WIT­NESS PO­ETRY PRIZE Teresa Dzieglewicz of New York City won the 2018 Auburn Wit­ness Po­etry Prize for “Of Build­ing a School.” She re­ceived $1,000, pub­li­ca­tion in South­ern Hu­man­i­ties Re­view, and travel ex­penses to read with con­test judge Camille T. Dungy at Auburn Univer­sity. The an­nual award is given for a poem of wit­ness in honor of the late poet Jake Adam York. As of this writ­ing, the next dead­line has not been set.

South­ern Hu­man­i­ties Re­view, Auburn Wit­ness Po­etry Prize, Auburn Univer­sity, 9088 Ha­ley Cen­ter, Auburn, AL 36849. (334) 844-9088. [email protected]

www.south­ern­hu­man­i­ties­re­view.com

South­ern Illi­nois Univer­sity

DEVIL’S KITCHEN READ­ING AWARDS Clau­dia Cortese of Mont­clair, New Jersey, won the 2018 Devil’s Kitchen Read­ing Award in emerg­ing po­etry for her col­lec­tion, Wasp Queen (Black Lawrence Press). Ni­cole Coo­ley of Glen Ridge,

New Jersey, won the award in es­tab­lished po­etry for her col­lec­tion Girl Af­ter Girl Af­ter Girl (Louisiana State Univer­sity Press). Kayla Rae Whitaker of New York City won the award in literary fic­tion for her novel, The An­i­ma­tors (Ran­dom House). Bon­nie J. Mor­ris of Santa Cruz, Cal­i­for­nia, won the award in genre fic­tion for her novel Sap­pho’s Bar and Grill (By­wa­ter Books). James Allen Hall of Ch­ester­town, Mary­land, won the award in non­fic­tion for his es­say col­lec­tion,

I Liked You Bet­ter Be­fore I Knew You So Well (Cleve­land State Univer­sity Po­etry Cen­ter). They each re­ceived $1,000 and an in­vi­ta­tion to read at the 2018 Devil’s Kitchen Fall Literary Fes­ti­val at South­ern Illi­nois Univer­sity in Car­bon­dale. The an­nual awards are given for books of po­etry and fic­tion pub­lished in the pre­vi­ous year. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) South­ern Illi­nois Univer­sity, Devil’s Kitchen Read­ing Awards, English Depart­ment, Mail Code 4503, 1000 Faner Drive, Car­bon­dale, IL 62901. Jon Trib­ble, Awards Co­or­di­na­tor.

www.grass­roots.siuc.edu/dkawards.html

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