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Published March 27, 2017
Published by NYU Langone Medical Center as part of the Department of Medicine's Division of Medical Humanities, the Spring 2017 issue of Bellevue Literary Review features the winners and runners-up of their 2017 Bellevue Literary Review Prize:

abe louise youngGoldenberg Prize for Fiction
Selected by Ha Jin
Winner: “Do I Look Sick to You? (Notes on How to Make Love to a Cancer Patient)” by C.J. Hribal
Honorable Mention: “And It Is No Joke” by Conor Kelley

Felice Buckvar Prize for Nonfiction
Selected by Ariel Levy
Winner: “Of Mothers and Monkeys: A Case Study” by Caitlin Kuehn
Honorable Mention: “Jacket” by Jennifer Hildebrandt

Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry
Selected by Kazim Ali
Winner: “Poem For A Friend Growing Lighter and Lighter” by Abe Louise Young [pictured]
Honorable Mention: “In the absence of birdsong” by Michaela Coplen
Published March 13, 2017
Winners and honorable mentions of The Master's Review Short Story Award for New Writers have been announced. The winning story is awarded $2000, publication (online this spring), and agency review from Amy Williams of The Williams Agency, Victoria Marini from Irene Goodman, and Laura Biagi from Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency, Inc. The second and third place stories win $200 and $100 respectively, publication, and agency review as well. Previous winning works can be read online here.

Winner
“Operation” by Scott Gloden

Second Place
“White Out” by Caitlin O’Neil

Third Place
“Malheur Refuge” by Rick Attig

Honorable Mentions
“Little Sister” by Yin Ren
“Million and a Half” by Kevin Klinskidorn
“The Weight of Gravity” by Denise Schiavone
“The Caveman” by Rachel Engelman
“Good Listener” by Ally Glass-Katz

The Master's Review is currently accepting submissions for its annual Anthology Prize. This year's judge is Roxanne Gay.
Published March 07, 2017
macguffinThe Fall 2016 issue of The MacGuffin features the winners of the 21st National Poet Hunt Contest along with commentary from Judge Li-Young Lee.

First Place
"Pedro" by Elisabeth Murawski

Honorable Mentions
"Things to Know if You Live Here" by Marc Sheehan
"A Woman, Conjured" by Janet Greenberg

The 2017 contest will be judged by Naomi Shihab Nye.

Cover image: "Happy Summer from My Ivory Tower" by Roopa Dudley.
Published February 28, 2017
black warrior reviewIssue 43.2 (Spring/Summer 2017) of BWR features winners of their 2016 Contest:

Fiction judged by Sofia Samatar
“Videoteca Fin del Mundo” by Ava Tomasula y Garcia

Nonfiction judged by T Clutch Fleischmann
“Whatever” by Rocket Caleshu

Poetry judged by Hoa Nguyen
“The Autobiographical Subject ”Kirsten Ihns

Each winner received $1,000 and publication, and each runner-up received $100. For a full list of winners and runners-up as well as judge's comments on each, visit the BWR website here.

Cover image: "The Art of Sealing Ends" by Nakeya Brown.
Published February 27, 2017
Winners of the CutBank 2016 Big Sky, Small Prose: Flash Contest, judged by Chad Simpson, can be found in issue #86:

alysia0sawchynWinner
"Riverbanks and Honeysuckle" by Alysia Sawchyn [pictured]
[Sawchyn's story is available to read online here.]

Runners-Up
"Planning to Be Amazed" by Daryl Scroggins
"At the Dog Park" by Derek Updegraff
Published February 09, 2017
Issue 41.2 of Spoon River Poetry Review features the winners of the Editors’ Prize Contest, selected by final judge, G.C. Waldrep.

nancy hewittFirst Place Winner
“The Secret of White” by Nancy Hewitt
(pictured)

1st Runner-Up
 "Ramadan Aubade" by Leila Chatti

2nd Runner-Up
"Christ is a Great Blue Heron" by Jennie Maria Malboeuf

Honorable Mention
"Autumn Aubade with Pigeons" by Leila Chatti
Published February 08, 2017
kenyon reviewThe 2016 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest as selected by final judge Jaimy Gordon are featured in the January/February 2017 issue of Kenyon Review. Included with an introduction by Associate Editor Kirsten Reach are First Prize Winner “Butter” by Eve Gleichman and Runners Up “Dance of the Old Century” by Dan Reiter and “The Babymoon” by Adam Soto. Information about the 2017 prize and a list of winners, including honorable mentions, can be read here, along with the full pieces as published in the print edition. Editor David H. Lynn comments on the history and philosophy behind this contest in his Editor's Note: What Place Literary Contests?
Published January 31, 2017
lynn eastonLynn Easton's "The Equation," winner of the 2016 Contance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize as selected by final judge Lee Maracle, is featured in the Winter 2016 issue of The Malahat Review. A conversation with Canadian editor and poet, Kate Kennedy and prize winner Lynn Easton (pictured) can be read on the Malahat website here. A full list of finalists can be read here.
Published January 24, 2017
prime number magazinePrime Number Magazine runs a free monthly contest for writers to flex their skill at length limits. Published by Press 53, Prime Number holds entries to 53 words and a monthly prompt. Winners are published on the Prime Number website and receive a free book from Press 53. For December, the prompt was to write a 53-word story about 'chill,' and the winner was "The Last" by Greg Hill. New judges are named for each month's contest, and winning authors also get to submit a 53-word bio. The prompt for January is to "write a story about a penny" with the deadline being the final day of the month. Winning stories appear within a week of the contest end. Click here more information about the contest.
Published January 19, 2017
Able Muse #22 (Winter 2016) features the following winning entries and runners up from their 2016 writing contests. Full shortlists and judges comments can be read here.

victoria mlyniecAble Muse Write Prize for Fiction
Final Judge Stuart Dybeck
Winner: "Passerthrough" by Victoria Mlyniec
[pictured]

Able Muse Write Prize for Poetry
Final Judge Patricia Smith
Winner: "Shamrock" by Scott Ruescher
Runner-up: "From the School of Hard Knocks" by Fran Markover
Honorable Mention: "Not" by Colleen Carias

March 15, 2017 is the deadline for the 2017 contest with Judges Annie Finch (poetry) and Jill Alexander Essbaum (fiction).
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