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Published February 22, 2010
The 2010 Georgetown Review Prize Winner is "Peace Comes to Those Who Wait" by Luke Fiskeand. Each year, GR selects one winning poem, story, or essay on any subject for a cash prize and publication. Runners-up also receive publication.
Published February 20, 2010
Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their December Fiction Open competition. This competition is held quarterly and is open to all writers for stories with a word count range between 2000-20,000. No theme restrictions. The next Fiction Open competition will take place in March. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.

First place: Stephanie Soileau (pictured), of San Francisco, CA, wins $2000 for “Chemiere Caminada.” Her story will be published in the Spring 2011 issue of Glimmer Train Stories, out in February 2011.

Second place: Diane Chang, of Chicago, IL, wins $1000 for “The Teacher and the Revolution.” Her story will also be published in an upcoming issue of Glimmer Train Stories.

Third place: Naama Goldstein, of Allston, MA, wins $600 for “Stronghold.”

A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.

Deadline soon approaching! February Short Story Award for New Writers: February 28

This competition is held quarterly and is open to writers whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation over 5000. No theme restrictions. Word count should not exceed 12,000. (All shorter lengths welcome.) Click here for complete guidelines.
Published February 20, 2010
The winner of the 2009 Anderbo Poetry Prize, judged by William Logan, is Nancy K. Pearson of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Her poem, "Prairies," can be read here on Anderbo.com
Published February 17, 2010
Firewheel Editions announces the winners of the following two competitions:

2010 Sentence Book Award
Sinead O'Connor and Her Coat of a Thousand Bluebirds by Maureen Seaton and Neil de la Flor

Finalists
Matthew Cooperman
Doug Ramspeck
Trigilio

Semifinalists
John Colasacco
Jeannine Gailey
Daryl Scroggins

2010 Firewheel Chapbook Award
25 Sightings of the Ivory Billed Woodpecker by Re'lynn Hansen

Finalists
Susan Briante
Farid Matuk
Edgar Sager
Neil de la Flor
Jennifer Jean
Marc Levy

Semifinalists
Craig Blais
Elizabeth Kerlikowske
Peter Ciccariello
Published February 11, 2010
The newest issue of Calyx: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women features "How to Become the Oracle" by Linda Strever, the winner of the 2009 Lois Cranstron Memorial Poetry Prize. Readers of the publication can also go online and offer feedback as to which works by genre they enjoyed best and provide comments for improving the publication. Nice!
Published February 08, 2010
Josh Emmons and Joshua Kryah have selected the 2010 winners for the annual Prism Review contest:

Poetry: "Tarantula Fire," by Kelly Madigan Erlandson
Fiction: "From The Factory Where They Manufacture Blue," by Sara Flood
Published January 25, 2010

Glimmer Train has just chosen the winning stories for their November Short Story Award for New Writers competition. This competition is held quarterly and is open to any writers whose fiction hasn’t appeared in a print publication with a circulation greater than 5000. No theme restrictions. Word count should not exceed 12,000. (All shorter lengths welcome.) The next Short Story Award for New Writers competition will be held in February. Glimmer Train’s monthly submission calendar may be viewed here.

First place: D.M. Gordon of Leeds, MA, wins $1200 for “The Work of Hunters Is Another Thing.” Her story will be published in the Spring 2011 issue of Glimmer Train Stories, out in February 2011. [Photo credit: Ellen Augarten.]

Second place: Amanda Korman of Williamstown, MA, wins $500 for “From the Needle of Gwen.”

Third place: Tara Stillions of La Mesa, CA, wins $300 for “General, After the Tornado.”

A PDF of the Top 25 winners can be found here.

Also: Very Short Fiction competition (deadline soon approaching! January 31)

Glimmer Train hosts this competition twice a year, and first place is $1200 plus publication in the journal. It’s open to all writers, no theme restrictions, and the word count must not exceed 3000. Click here for complete guidelines.

Published January 21, 2010
The newest issue (159) of The Antigonish Review includes the winners of the 2009 Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest - First, Jennifer Houle; Second, Eve Joseph; Third, Eleonre Schomaier - and the Sheldon Currie Fiction Prize - First, Sheila McClarty; Second, Laura Rock; Third, Ian Bullock.
Published January 18, 2010
Judy Copeland was the winner of The Malahat Review's 2009 Creative Non-Fiction Prize. Final Judge John Threlfall chose her entry "Where Sea Meets Sky" from among 105 submissions. Copeland's childhood memory of postwar Japan can be read in the most current issue, 169/Winter 2009.
Published January 18, 2010
The 2009 winner of the Crazyhorse fiction prize, Elizabeth Oness, and the Lydia Hull Memorial Poetry Prize, Kary Wayson, have their works published in the Fall 2009 issue available now.

Crazyhorse also announced fiction writer Jennine Cap
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