The editors of Crazyhorse are pleased to announce the 2008 Crazyhorse Prize Winners (prize entry deadline of Dec. 20, 2007).
Crazyhorse Fiction Prize
Judged by Ha Jin
Fiction Winner: Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
for the story “Pertussis”
Fiction finalists: Roy Kesey, Marjorie Celona, Cathryn Alpert, Rachel Cassandra, Devon Code.
Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize
Judged by Billy Collins
Poetry Winner: Jeff Walker
for the poem “Itchy Is As Scratchy Does”
Poetry finalists: Alexis Orgera, Jordan Windholz, Claire Millikin, Michael Robins, J. Mae Barizo, Elizabeth Marzoni, Xu Smith, Christopher Howell, Juliet Patterson, Tobey Kaplan.
The two prize winners will each receive $2,000 and the winning story and poem will be published in Crazyhorse Number 74, due out Nov. 1, 2008.