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jake adam york blogReaders can find the 2019 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize winner and finalists in the Fall 2019 issue of Southern Humanities Review. The contest honors the late Jake Adam York [pictured], and the winner of the contest receives $1000 in addition to publication. This year’s contest was judged by Vievee Francis.

Winner
“Burning Churches” by Dante Di Stefano

Finalists
“Transubstantiation” by Jubi Arriola-Headley
“All-American Mexican” by Michael Torres
“A Different Alphabet” by Susan Cohen
“Near Miss” by Allison Adair

The Fall 2019 issue also features four pieces of fiction and two pieces of nonfiction, as well as work by five additional poets.
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nimrod v63 n1 fall winter 2019The current issue of Nimrod International Journal is entirely made up of the winners, finalists, semi-finalists, and honorable mentions of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction and the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry.

Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction:
First Prize
“Capybara” by Jonathan Wei

Second Prize
“This Might Hurt Some” by John Tait

 

Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry:
First Prize
”Negligee and Hatchet: A Sonnet Crown” by Robert Thomas

Second Prize
“The Adorned Fathomless Dark Creation,” “Getting Out,” “Boys Beyond June,” and “Legend” by Matt W. Miller

 

The Fall/Winter 2019 issue features over thirty writers, a diverse selection of fiction and poetry. A full list of contributors, including a handful of excerpts, can be found at the Nimrod International Journal website.
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Brilliant Flash Fiction recently announced the winners of the FEED US Writing Contest, held between June and September this year. Judge Kathy Fish selected three prize winners.

First Prize
“TALKING” by Shikhandin [pictured]

Second Prize
“Two Ostomates” by Alexis Wolfe

Third Prize
“Mother’s Milk” by Anastasia Kirchoff


Find the three winning stories, the shortlisted stories, and the longlist at the Brilliant Flash Fiction website. There you can also grab a copy of their first anthology: Hunger: The Best of Brilliant Flash Fiction, 2014-2019.

Big News from Ascent

November 07, 2019
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acent blogLast week Concordia College’s Ascent shared a couple pieces of exciting news.

First: a special issue is on the way with twenty-five essays, twenty-one short stories, and a whopping eighty-one poems. This special issue is in celebration of their second piece of news: longtime editor W. Scott Olsen has announced his retirement from his position at the journal after twenty-three years at the helm.

Taking over in January 2020 will be Vincent Reusch, fiction writer and professor at Concordia College. We look forward to see what Reusch has in store for the literary magazine moving forward.

Learn more about the upcoming issue and the change in editors at Ascent’s website.
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November 06, 2019
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