The latest issue of Memoir (and) includes the winners for the 2009 Prizes for Memoir in Prose or Poetry:
Grand Prize to Joe Wilkins
Second Prize to Cynthia Helen Beecher
Third Prize to Melanie Drane
The Memoir (and) Prizes for Memoir in Prose or Poetry are awarded to the most outstanding prose or poetry memoirs—traditional, nontraditional or experimental—drawn from the publication’s open reading period (May 1 – August 16). There is no contest entry fee.