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
We’re excited that Gina Frangello selected Welcome to Freedom Point by Marina Mularz of Los Angeles, CA, to receive the 2016 New American Fiction Prize! Recently named a finalist for the Samantha Bee Full Frontal Mentorship Program, Marina also received the 2015 Nonesuch National Humor Writing Prize and was shortlisted by George Saunders for Matrix