Each year Black Lawrence Press awards The Hudson Prize for an unpublished collection of poems or short stories. The prize is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Prizes awarded on publication. Black Lawrence Press has announced the winner of the 2013 Hudson Prize: PATIENT. by Bettina Judd [pictured]. In addition, the judges were so impressed with the submissions for this year’s prize that they’ve offered a contract to another finalist, Brandi George.