We’re excited to announce that Judith Claire Mitchell has selected I Know You Love Me, Too, by Amy Neswald of Farmington, Maine, to receive the 2019 New American Fiction Prize! Amy is a fiction writer and independent filmmaker.
We’re excited to announce that Sara Gelston has selected Emily Mohn-Slate’s collection The Falls to receive the 2019 New American Poetry Prize! Emily is the author of FEED, which won the 2018 Keystone Chapbook Prize (Seven Kitchens Press).
Submissions for the 2019 New American Fiction Prize are closed and the reading committee is hard at work. Winner will receive $1,200, publication, and book promotion.
Submissions are now closed for the 2020 New American Poetry Prize. Winner will receive a contract including a $1,200 advance, publication, and complimentary copies.
We’re pleased to announce that Andrew Grace selected Sarah Aronson’s collection And Other Bodiless Powers to receive the 2018 New American Poetry Prize!
We’re pleased to announce that John McNally selected How to Walk on Water and Other Stories, by Rachel Swearingen of Chicago, Illinois, to receive the 2018 New American Fiction Prize! Rachel’s stories have appeared in VICE, The Missouri Review, Agni, Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, and elsewhere. Her work has garnered several awards, including the
We’re super pumped that Wayne Harrison’s story collection WRENCH was shortlisted for the 2018 Ken Kesey Award for Fiction and a Readers’ Choice Award. Both awards were presented at a ceremony on April 30 by Literary Arts of Portland, Oregon.
We’re pleased to announce that Lori Ostlund has chosen Seth Borgen’s story collection If I Die in Ohio to receive the 2017 New American Fiction Prize! A native of northeastern Ohio, Seth studied with Michelle Herman and Lee K. Abbott at The Ohio State University before completing an MFA in fiction at the University of
We are pleased to announce that Jesse Lee Kercheval selected A Small Rising Up in the Lungs, by Kit Frick of Brooklyn, New York, to receive the 2017 New American Poetry Prize. A MacDowell Colony fellow, Kit studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA from Syracuse University. Her debut young adult
We’re pleased to announce that Gabriel Gudding selected The Underneath, by Christopher Cokinos, to receive the 2016 New American Poetry Prize. Recipient of a Whiting Award, a Glasgow Prize, and an N.S.F. Antarctic Visiting Artists and Writers Fellowship, Christopher is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Arizona and an affiliated faculty with