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ISSUE 157
CONTEST
WINNERS

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John Steinbeck Award for Fiction

 

TBA

 

Alice Hatcher is the author of The Wonder That Was Ours (Dzanc, 2018), long-listed for theCenter for Fiction’s First Novel Award. Hatcher’s fiction has appeared in journals includingAlaska Quarterly Review, Pleiades, The Masters Review, and Post Road. Hatcher teaches at theTucson branch of the Writers Studio.

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Gabriele Rico Challenge for Nonfiction

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Amelia Skinner Saint (She/Her) is a writer and professor living in the Midwest. Her writing haswon the Lorian Hemingway award, H. E. Francis award, and has been published in Cutthroat,Barnstormer, Storyscape, and elsewhere. You can find her on Instagram @SkinnerOrSaintmostly sharing pictures of cats, dogs, and children.

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Edwin Markham Prize for Poetry

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Marina Kraiskaya (Brown) is a Ukrainian-American writer and editor of the journal BicoastalReview. She has been nominated for the Pushcart and Best New Poets. Find her poetry andnonfiction in Poetry International, Southeast Review, The Los Angeles Review, Zone 3, The Shore, EcoTheo, Deep Wild, Leavings, Petrichor, Pollux, and other journals. She lives by the seain San Diego with her twocats. Visit mkraiskaya.com to get in touch.

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Mary Blair Award for

Art

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BENJII (Ben Bui | B. 2004 Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam) is a visual artist currently based in Toronto,Canada. He is currently a first year Drawing and Painting student at OCAD University. From paintings to drawings, his neo-surrealist paintings vigorously uncover the ambivalence between modern melancholy, ambitions and the gravity of drama in art through evocative figurations and the poetic stages that they inhabit.

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Emerging Voices Contest

 

TBA

 

Elina Kumra

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