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Academy of American Poets
Wallace Stevens Award
Robert Hass of Berkeley, California, won the 2014 Wallace Stevens Award. He received $100,000. The Academy's Board of Chancellors judged. The annual award is given to a poet to "recognize outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry." There is no application process.
Academy Fellowship
Tracy K. Smith of New York City won the 2014 Academy Fellowship. She received $25,000. The Academy's Board of Chancellors judged. The annual fellowship is given to an American poet for distinguished poetic achievement. There is no application process.
Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize
Rigoberto González of New York City won the 2014 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for his poetry collection Unpeopled Eden (Four Way Books, 2013). He received $25,000. Kwame Dawes, Alicia Suskin Ostriker, and Susan Stewart judged. The annual prize is given for a book of poetry published in the United States in the previous year. The next deadline is May 15.
Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize

Luigi Bonaffini of New York City won the 2014 Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize for The Bedroom (Chelsea Editions, 2012), a translation of the Italian poet Attilio Bertolucci's verse novel La camera da letto. He received $10,000. Barbara Carle, Luigi Fontanella, and Giuseppe Leporace judged. The biennial award is given to a U.S. translator for a book of modern Italian poetry translated into English. The next deadline is February 15, 2016.
James Laughlin Award
Brian Blanchfield of Tucson, Arizona, won the 2014 James Laughlin Award for his poetry collection A Several World (Nightboat Books, 2014). He received $5,000, and copies of his book were distributed to members of the Academy of American Poets. Lee Ann Brown, Tina Chang, and C. S. Giscombe judged. The annual award is given for a second collection by a U.S. poet. The next deadline is May 15.
Harold Morton Landon Translation Award
W. S. Merwin of Haiku, Hawaii, won the 2014 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award for his Selected Translations (Copper Canyon Press, 2013). He received $1,000. David Hinton judged. The annual award is given to a U.S. citizen for a translation of a book of poetry from any language into English published in the United States during the previous year. (See Deadlines.)
Academy of American Poets, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343, ext. 13. Patricia Guzman, Programs Assistant.
awards@poets.org
www.poets.org/awards

Anhinga Press
Anhinga–Robert Dana Prize for Poetry
Robin Beth Schaer of New York City won the 2014 Anhinga–Robert Dana Prize for Poetry for her collection Shipbreaking. She received $2,000, a Fall 2015 reading tour in Florida, and her book will be published by Anhinga Press. Jan Beatty judged. The annual prize is given for a poetry collection. The next deadline is May 15.
Anhinga Press, Anhinga–Robert Dana Prize for Poetry, P.O. Box 3665, Tallahassee, FL 32315. (850) 577-0745. Kristine Snodgrass, Contact.
info@anhinga.org
www.anhinga.org

Arcadia
Short Story Contest
Laura Birdsall of Nashville won the 2014 Short Story Contest for her story "2004." She received $1,000 and her story was published in Arcadia. The annual award is given for a short story. (See Deadlines.)
Arcadia, Short Story Contest, 9616 Nichols Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73120.
arcadia@arcadiamagazine.org
www.arcadiamagazine.org

A Room of Her Own Foundation
Orlando Prizes
Four writers received Spring 2014 Orlando Prizes. They are Laura Lauth of Takoma Park, Maryland, for her poem "Mass Grave, Ukraine"; Katie Umans of Durham, New Hampshire, for her short story "The Banshee and the Chef"; Caitlin Scarano of Fairbanks, Alaska, for her short short story "Of Possible War"; and Kate Angus of New York City for her essay "What you aren't allowed to say." They each received $1,000, and the winning works will be published in Los Angeles Review. The awards are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by women writers. (See Deadlines.)
A Room of Her Own Foundation, Orlando Prizes, P.O. Box 778, Placitas, NM 87043. (505) 867-5373. Tracey Cravens-Gras, Associate Director.
tracey@aroho.org
www.aroho.org

Association of Writers & Writing Programs
Award Series
Four writers won the 2014 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Award Series prizes. Iliana Rocha of Kalamazoo, Michigan, won the $5,500 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry. Her collection, Karankawa, selected by Joy Harjo, will be published by University of Pittsburgh Press. Susan Muaddi Darraj of Baltimore won the $5,500 Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction. Her collection A Curious Land: Stories from Home, selected by Jaime Manrique, will be published by University of Massachusetts Press. Charles M. Boyer of Gloucester, Massachusetts, won the $2,500 Award Series for the Novel. His novel, History's Child, selected by Mary Gaitskill, will be published by New Issues Poetry & Prose. Sarah Einstein of Athens, Ohio, won the $2,500 Award Series for Creative Nonfiction. Her memoir, Mot, selected by John Phillip Santos, will be published by University of Georgia Press. The annual prizes are given for books of poetry, fiction, short fiction, and creative nonfiction. (See Deadlines.)
Association of Writers & Writing Programs, Award Series, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MSN 1E3, Fairfax, VA 22030. (703) 993-4301. Supriya Bhatnagar, Director of Publications.
supriya@awpwriter.org
www.awpwriter.org/contests

Atlanta Review
International Poetry Competition
Joyce Meyers of Wallingford, Pennsylvania, won the 2014 International Poetry Competition for her poem "Musical Soup." She received $1,000, and her poem was published in the Fall/Winter 2014 issue of Atlanta Review. Dan Veach judged. The annual award is given for a single poem. (See Deadlines.)
Atlanta Review, International Poetry Competition, P.O. Box 8248, Atlanta, GA 31106. Dan Veach, Editor.
www.atlantareview.com

Black Lawrence Press
Big Moose Prize
Genanne Walsh of San Francisco won the 2014 Big Moose Prize for her novel Twister. She received $1,000, and her novel will be published by Black Lawrence Press. The editors judged. The annual award is given for a novel. (See Deadlines.)
Black Lawrence Press, Big Moose Prize, 326 Bigham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211. (412) 488-8833. Diane Goettel, Executive Editor.
diane@blacklawrencepress.com
www.blacklawrence.com/submissions-and-contests/the-big-moose-prize

BOA Editions
Short Fiction Prize
Dinah Cox of Stillwater, Oklahoma, won the fourth annual BOA Editions Short Fiction Prize for her collection Remarkable. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by BOA Editions in the spring of 2016. Peter Conners judged. The annual award is given for a short story collection. The next deadline is May 31.
BOA Editions, Short Fiction Prize, 250 North Goodman Street, Suite 306, Rochester, NY 14607. (585) 546-3410.
fisher@boaeditions.org
www.boaeditions.org

Booker Prize Foundation
Man Booker Prize for Fiction
Richard Flanagan of Hobart, Tasmania, won the 2014 Man Booker Prize for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North (Knopf, 2014). He received £50,000 (approximately $78,560). The finalists, each of whom received £2,500 (approximately $3,928), were Joshua Ferris of New York City for To Rise Again at a Decent Hour (Little, Brown, 2014); Karen Joy Fowler of Santa Cruz, California, for We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (Putnam, 2013); Howard Jacobson of London for J (Hogarth, 2014); Neel Mukherjee of London for The Lives of Others (Norton, 2014); and Ali Smith of Cambridge, England, for How to Be Both (Pantheon, 2014). Jonathan Bate, Sarah Churchwell, Daniel Glaser, A. C. Grayling, Alastair Niven, and Erica Wagner judged. Sponsored by the Man Group, a global investment management company, the annual prize is given for a novel published in the previous year that is written in English and published in the United Kingdom. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Booker Prize Foundation, Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 28 St. James's Walk, London EC1R 0AP, England.
www.themanbookerprize.com

Boulevard
Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers
Terrance Manning Jr. of Monroeville, Pennsylvania, won the 2013 Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers for "Andretti in El Camino." He received $1,500, and his story was published in Boulevard. The editors judged. The annual prize is given for a short story by a writer who has not published a book with a nationally distributed press. The next deadline is December 31.
Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets
Alex Chernow of Baltimore won the 2014 Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets. She received $1,000, and her poems will be published in the Spring 2015 issue of Boulevard. Edward Nobles judged. The annual prize is given for a group of poems by a poet who has not published a book of poetry with a nationally distributed press. The next deadline is June 1.
Boulevard, P.O. Box 325, 6614 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117. (314) 862-2643. Richard Burgin, Editor.
www.boulevardmagazine.org

Bright Hill Press
Poetry Book Competition
Fox Frazier-Foley of Pasadena, California, won the 21st annual Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Competition for The Hydromatic Histories. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by Bright Hill Press. Chard deNiord judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. The next deadline is November 30.
Bright Hill Press, Poetry Book Competition, 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY 13846. (607) 829-5055. Bertha Rogers, Editor.
wordthur@stny.rr.com
www.brighthillpress.org

Caine Prize
Okwiri Oduor of Nairobi, Kenya, won the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story “My Father’s Head.” She received £10,000 (approximately $15,712) and a monthlong residency at Georgetown University as the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice’s Writer-in-Residence. Oduor was also invited to literary festivals in Cape Town, South Africa; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abeokuta, Nigeria. The finalists were Diane Awerbuck of Capetown, South Africa, for “Phosphorescence”; Efemia Chela of Cape Town, South Africa, for “Chicken”; Tendai Huchu of Edinburgh, Scotland, for “The Intervention”; and Billy Kahora of Nairobi, Kenya, for “The Gorilla’s Apprentice.” They each received £500 (approximately $786). Helon Habila, Jackie Kay, Nicole Rizzuto, Gillian Slovo, and Percy Zvomuya judged. The annual award is given for a published short story by an African writer. (See Deadlines.)
Caine Prize, c/o Lizzy Attree, Menier Gallery, Menier Chocolate Factory, 51 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU, England.
info@caineprize.com
www.caineprize.com

Dream Horse Press
American Poetry Journal Book Prize
Sarah Giragosian of Hartford, Connecticut, won the 2014 American Poetry Journal Book Prize for Queer Fish. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by Dream Horse Press. J. P. Dancing Bear judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. (See Deadlines.)
Dream Horse Press, American Poetry Journal Book Prize, P.O. Box 2080, Aptos, CA 95001. J. P. Dancing Bear, Editor. dreamhorsepress@yahoo.com
www.dreamhorsepress.com

Florida Review
Jeanne M. Leiby Chapbook Award
Marylee MacDonald of Tempe, Arizona, won the third annual Jeanne M. Leiby Chapbook Award for The Rug Bazaar. She received $1,000, and her chapbook will be published by Florida Review in 2015. David James Poissant judged. The annual award is given for a chapbook of prose or graphic narrative. The next deadline is December 30.
Florida Review, Jeanne M. Leiby Chapbook Award, English Department, University of Central Florida, P.O. Box 161346, Orlando, FL 32816. Jocelyn Bartkevicius, Editor.
flreview@ucf.edu
floridareview.cah.ucf.edu

Fourteen Hills
Bambi Holmes Award for Emerging Writers
Daniel Riddle Rodriguez of San Lorenzo, California, won the 2014 Bambi Holmes Award for Emerging Writers for his story "Cockroach." He received $500. The editors judged. The annual prize is given for a short story by an emerging writer published in Fourteen Hills during the previous year. There is no application process.
Fourteen Hills, Creative Writing Department, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132. (415) 338-3083. Ryan Nash, Editor in Chief.
hills@sfsu.edu
14hills.net

Fourth Genre
Steinberg Essay Prize
David Zoby of Casper, Wyoming, won the 2014 Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Prize for "My Brother Arrives in Kansas." He received $1,000, and his essay will be published in the Spring 2015 issue of Fourth Genre. Robert Root judged. The prize is given annually for an essay. (See Deadlines.)
Fourth Genre, Steinberg Essay Prize, 434 Farm Lane, Room 235, Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.
genre4@msu.edu
www.msupress.msu.edu/journals/fg

Georgetown Review Press
Poetry Manuscript Contest
Lisa Lewis of Stillwater, Oklahoma, won the 2014 Poetry Manuscript Contest for her collection The Body Double. She received $1,500, and her book will be published by Georgetown Review Press in Spring 2015. Ada Limón judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. (See Deadlines.)
Georgetown Review Press, Poetry Manuscript Contest, 400 East College, P.O. Box 227, Georgetown, KY 40324.
Steve Carter, Editor.
www.georgetowncollege.edu/grpress

Glimmer Train Press
Short Story Award for New Writers
Caro Beth Clark of Wakefield, Rhode Island, won the Short Story Award for New Writers for "The Kind I Really Am." She received $1,500 and her story will be published in Issue 94 of Glimmer Train Stories. The editors judged. The award is given quarterly for a short story by a writer whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. (See Deadlines.)
Very Short Fiction Award
Julian Zabalbeascoa of Boston won the Very Short Fiction Award for "Gernika." He received $1,500, and his story will be published in Issue 94 of Glimmer Train Stories. The editors judged. The award is given quarterly for a short story. (See Deadlines.)
Glimmer Train Press, 4763 SW Maplewood Road, P.O. Box 80430, Portland, OR 97280. (503) 221-0836. Susan Burmeister-Brown and Linda Swanson-Davies, Coeditors.
www.glimmertrain.com

Gulf Coast
Writing Contests
Raena Shirali of Columbus, Ohio, won the 2014 Gulf Coast Prize in poetry for "Engagement Party, Georgia." Edward McPherson of Saint Louis won in fiction for his short story "Kansas, America, 1899." Noam Dorr of Philadelphia won in creative nonfiction for his essay "Love Drones." They each received $1,500, and their winning works were published in the Winter/Spring 2015 issue of Gulf Coast. Rachel Zucker judged in poetry, Andrea Barrett judged in fiction, and John D'Agata judged in creative nonfiction. The awards are given annually for a poem, a short story, and an essay. (See Deadlines.)
Gulf Coast, Writing Contests, English Department, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204. (713) 743-3223. Adrienne Perry, Editor.
gulfcoastme@gmail.com
www.gulfcoastmag.org

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Milton Postgraduate Fellowship
Dyana Herron of Philadelphia won the 2014–2015 Milton Postgraduate Fellowship. She received $16,000 and a nine-month fellowship on the campus of Seattle Pacific University. The fellowship is given annually to a Christian writer of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction to complete a first book. (See Deadlines.)
Image, Milton Postgraduate Fellowship, 3307 Third Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119. (206) 281-2988.
miltoncenter@imagejournal.org
www.imagejournal.org/page/fellowships/the-milton-center/postgraduate-fellowship

James Jones Literary Society
First Novel Fellowship
Cam Terwilliger of Montreal won the 23rd annual James Jones First Novel Fellowship for his manuscript "Yet Wilderness Grew in My Heart." He received $10,000. Laura Loewenstein, Taylor Polites, and Nina Solomon judged. The prize is given annually for a work-in-progress of fiction that "honors the spirit of unblinking honesty, determination, and insight into modern culture exemplified by the late James Jones." (See Deadlines.)
James Jones Literary Society, First Novel Fellowship, Creative Writing Program, Wilkes University, 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766. Bonnie Culver, Program Director.
jamesjonesfirstnovel@wilkes.edu
www.wilkes.edu/pages/1159.asp

Japan–U.S. Friendship Commission

United States/Japan Creative Artists Residencies
Fiction writer Monique Truong of New York City won a United States/Japan Creative Artists Residency. She will receive a three-month residency in Japan, which includes a stipend of $20,000 and a travel grant of $2,000. The residency is awarded annually to up to five published U.S. poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. (See Deadlines.)
Japan–U.S. Friendship Commission, United States/Japan Creative Artists Residencies, 1201 15th Street NW, Suite 330, Washington, D.C. 20005. (202) 653-9800.
jusfc@jusfc.gov
www.jusfc.gov/program-guidelines

Journal of Experimental Fiction
Kenneth Patchen Award
Kate Horsley of Albuquerque, New Mexico, won the 2015 Kenneth Patchen Award for Innovative Fiction for her novel Between the Legs. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by JEF Books. James Chapman judged. The award is given annually for an innovative novel. The next deadline is July 31.
Journal of Experimental Fiction, Kenneth Patchen Award, 1110 Varsity Boulevard, Unit 221, DeKalb, IL 60115. (630) 234-3399. Eckhard Gerdes, Contact.
egerdes@experimentalfiction.com
www.experimentalfiction.com/Kenneth_Patchen_Award.html

Kundiman/Alice James Books
Kundiman Poetry Prize
Janine Joseph of Ogden, Utah, won the 2014 Kundiman Poetry Prize for her collection Driving Without a License. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by Alice James Books. The board members of Kundiman and Alice James Books judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection by an Asian American poet. (See Deadlines.)
Kundiman/Alice James Books, Kundiman Poetry Prize, 229 West 109th Street, Suite 22, New York, NY 10025.
www.kundiman.org/prize

Lake Forest College
Madeleine P. Plonsker Residency
Christopher Pérez of Ramallah, Palestine, won the 2014–2015 Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer’s Residency for his poetry manuscript “LOVE PANT ALIEN.” He will receive $10,000 and a two-month residency at Lake Forest College in the spring of 2015. His finished book will be published by &NOW Books, an imprint of Lake Forest College Press. Eleni Sikélianòs judged. The award, which alternates between poetry and prose, is given annually for a work-in-progress by a writer under 40 who has not published a book. The residency will not be offered in 2015; as of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Lake Forest College, Madeleine P. Plonsker Residency, English Department, P.O. Box A16, 555 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. (847) 735-5274. Joshua Corey, Contact.
corey@lakeforest.edu
www.lakeforest.edu/academics/programs/english/press/plonsker.php

The Ledge
Fiction Award
Jennifer O. Companik of Algonquin, Illinois, won the 2014 Ledge Fiction Award for "Check Engine." She received $1,000, and her story will be published in the Ledge. The annual prize was given for a short story; the contest is no longer being administered.
The Ledge, Fiction Award, 40 Maple Avenue, Bellport, NY 11713. Timothy Monaghan, Publisher.
info@theledgemagazine.com
www.theledgemagazine.com

MacArthur Foundation
MaCArthur Fellowships
Poet Terrance Hayes of Pittsburgh; poet and translator Khaled Mattawa of Ann Arbor, Michigan; and graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel of Bolton, Vermont, won 2014 MacArthur Fellowships. Hayes, whose latest book is the poetry collection How to Be Drawn, forthcoming from Penguin in 2015; Mattawa, whose most recent book is a translation from the Arabic of Syrian poet Adonis's poetry, Adonis: Selected Poems (Yale University Press, 2010); and Bechdel, whose most recent book is the graphic memoir Are You My Mother? (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012), will each receive $625,000 over five years. The annual fellowships are given in a variety of fields to "enable recipients to exercise their own creative instincts for the benefit of human society." There is no application process.
MacArthur Foundation, Office of Grants Management, 140 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60603. (312) 726-8000.
4answers@macfound.org
www.macfound.org

Mississippi Arts Commission
Literary Artist Fellowships

Poet John Zheng of Greenwood and fiction writers Linda Jackson of Southaven, Richelle Putnam of Meridian, and Gerry Wilson of Jackson each received a $4,500 Literary Arts Fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission. The fellowships are given in alternating years to Mississippi poets and fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers. (See Deadlines.)
Mississippi Arts Commission, Literary Artist Fellowships, 501 North West Street, Woolfolk Building, Suite 1101A, Jackson, MS 39201. (601) 359-6035. Connie Souto Learman, Contact.
csoutolearman@arts.ms.gov
www.arts.state.ms.us/grants/artist-fellowship.php

Narrative
Narrative Prize
Austin Smith of La Honda, California, won the 2014 Narrative Prize for his short story "The Halverson Brothers." He received $4,000. The annual prize is given for a poem, a short story, a novel excerpt, or a work of creative nonfiction published in Narrative during the previous year. There is no application process.
Poetry Contest
Melissa Barrett of Columbus, Ohio, won the sixth annual Poetry Contest for "Rhymes With Thigh Gap and Other Poems." She received $1,500 and publication of her poems in Narrative. The annual award is given for a poem or group of poems. The next deadline is July 20.
Narrative, 2443 Fillmore Street, #214, San Francisco, CA 94115. Tom Jenks, Editor.
www.narrativemagazine.com

National Book Foundation
5 under 35
Five fiction writers were selected as the ninth annual 5 Under 35 honorees. They are Yelena Akhtiorskaya of New York City for Panic in a Suitcase (Penguin, 2014), selected by Aleksandar Hemon; Alex Gilvarry of New York City for From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant (Penguin, 2012), selected by Amy Bloom; Phil Klay of New York City, for Redeployment (Penguin, 2014), selected by Andrea Barrett; Valeria Luiselli of New York City for Faces in the Crowd (Coffee House Press, 2014), selected by Karen Tei Yamashita; and Kirstin Valdez Quade of Ann Arbor, Michigan, for Night at the Fiestas (Norton, 2015), selected by Andre Dubus III. They each received $1,000. The annual awards are given to writers who have had no more than one book of fiction published as of November of the selection year. There is no application process.
National Book Foundation, 90 Broad Street, Suite 604, New York, NY 10004.
www.nationalbook.org

National Poetry Series
Paz Prize for Poetry
Carlos Pintado of Miami Beach, Florida, won the 2014 Paz Prize for Poetry for his poetry collection Nueve Monedas. He received $2,000 and his collection will be published in a bilingual edition by Akashic Press in Fall 2015. Richard Blanco judged. The award, cosponsored by the Center for Literature and Theater at Miami Dade College, is given biennially for a poetry collection written in Spanish by a U.S. resident. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
National Poetry Series, Paz Prize in Poetry, 57 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08540. (609) 430-0999.
www.nationalpoetryseries.org

New Millennium Writings
New Millennium Awards
Joan S. McLean of Siler City, North Carolina, won the 2014 Prize for Poetry for her poem "Remember This." Roswell Spafford of Santa Cruz, California, won the 2014 Prize for Short Short Fiction for her story "Watering Stones." John Mauk of Oxford, Ohio, won the 2014 Prize for Fiction for his story "Sounding for Mercy." Daisy Pitkin of Tucson, Arizona, won the 2014 Prize for Nonfiction for her essay "Sowing Cycles." They each received $1,000, and their winning works will be published in New Millennium Writings. The awards are given twice yearly for a poem; a work of fiction; a work of short short fiction; and a work of nonfiction, including creative nonfiction. (See Deadlines.)
New Millennium Writings, New Millennium Awards, 4021 Garden Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918. Alexis Williams Carr, Editor. alexis.williams@hotmail.com
www.newmillenniumwritings.com

Nobel Foundation
Nobel Prize in Literature
Novelist Patrick Modiano of Paris, France, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature. Modiano, whose most recent book is the novel Pour que tu ne te perdes pas dans le quartier (Gallimard, 2014), received 8 million Swedish kronor (approximately $1.3 million). A committee of the Swedish Academy judged. The annual award is given to a writer who, according to the terms of Alfred Nobel's will, "shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction." There is no application process.
Nobel Foundation, Sturegatan 14, P.O. Box 5232, SE-102 45, Stockholm, Sweden.
info@nobelmedia.se
nobelprize.org

Noemi Press
Book Awards
Aichlee Bushnell of Oakland, California, won the 2014 Noemi Press Book Award for poetry for her collection Objects of Attention. Nate Liederbach of Salt Lake City won the award for fiction for his short story collection Beasts You'll Never See. They each received $1,000, and their books will be published by Noemi Press. The editors judged. The annual awards are given for a poetry collection and a book-length work of fiction. The next deadline is April 30.
Noemi Press, Book Awards, P.O. Box 3489, Las Cruces, NM 88003. Carmen Giménez Smith, Publisher.
noemipressbooks@gmail.com
www.noemipress.org/contest

Notre Dame Review
Book Prize
John Shoptaw of Berkeley, California, won the second annual Notre Dame Review Book Prize for his poetry collection, Times Beach. He received $1,000, and his book will be published by University of Notre Dame Press in Spring 2015. William O'Rourke judged. The annual prize is given for a debut poetry collection, short story collection, or novel written by a writer who has published in Notre Dame Review. The next deadline is June 1.
Notre Dame Review, Book Prize, University of Notre Dame, B009C McKenna Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556. William O'Rourke, Editor. (574) 631-6952.
english.ndreview.1@nd.edu
ndreview.nd.edu/book-prizes

Ohioana Library Association
Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant
Jeannie Vanasco of New York City won the 2014 Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant. She received $1,000, and an excerpt from her memoir manuscript "The Glass Eye" was published in the October 2014 issue of Ohioana Quarterly. The annual prize is given to a prose writer under the age of 30 who has not published a book and is an Ohio native or resident of at least five years. (See Deadlines.)
Ohioana Library Association, Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant, 274 East First Avenue, Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43201. (614) 466-3831. David Weaver, Executive Director.
ohioana@ohioana.org
www.ohioana.org/awards

Omnidawn Publishing
Fabulist Fiction Chapbook Prize
Emily Capettini of Owings Mills, Maryland, won the 2013 Fabulist Fiction Chapbook Prize for her short story "Thistle." She received $1,000, and her story will be published by Omnidawn Publishing as a chapbook in October 2015. She will also receive 100 author copies. Theodora Goss judged. The annual prize is given for a short story or collection of stories. The next deadline is October 15.
Omnidawn Publishing, Fabulist Fiction Chapbook Prize, 1632 Elm Avenue, Richmond, CA 94805. (510) 237-5472. Rusty Morrison and Ken Keegan, Coeditors.
submissions@omnidawn.com
omnidawn.com/contest/fiction

The Pinch
Literary Awards
Mark Wagenaar of Denton, Texas, won the 2014 Pinch Poetry Award for "Shake & Bake Blues (Midwest Blues)." Emily Verona of Budd Lake, New Jersey, won the 2014 Pinch Fiction Award for "Care." Sarah Viren of Lubbock, Texas, won the 2014 Pinch Creative Nonfiction Award for "My Murderer's Futon." They each received $1,000, and their winning works will be published in the Spring 2015 issue of the Pinch. Adam Clay judged in poetry, George Singleton judged in fiction, and Lee Martin judged in creative nonfiction. The annual awards are given for a poem, a short story, and an essay. (See Deadlines.)
The Pinch, Literary Awards, English Department, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152. Tim Johnston, Editor in Chief.
editor@pinchjournal.com
www.pinchjournal.com

Poetry Society of America
Chapbook Fellowships
Max Ritvo and Eva Maria Saavedra, both of New York City, won 2014 New York Chapbook Fellowships. Ritvo won for his poetry collection AEONS, chosen by Jean Valentine; Saavedra won for her poetry collection Thirst, chosen by Marilyn Hacker. HL Hazuka of San Francisco and Callie Siskel of Baltimore won 2014 National Chapbook Fellowships. Hazuka won for her poetry collection True to Life: cuttings, mechanics & modifications, chosen by Forrest Gander; Siskel won for her poetry collection Arctic Revival, chosen by Elizabeth Alexander. The winners each received $1,000, and their winning collections will be published by the Poetry Society of America in 2015. The New York Chapbook Fellowships are given annually to two poets ages 30 and younger living in any of the five boroughs of New York City for chapbook-length poetry collections. The National Chapbook Fellowships are given annually to two poets of any age living anywhere in the United States for chapbook-length poetry collections. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Poetry Society of America, Chapbook Fellowships, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628.
www.poetrysociety.org

Rattle
Poetry Prize
Craig van Rooyen of San Luis Obispo, California, won the 2014 Rattle Poetry Prize for "Waiting in Vain." He received $5,000, and his poem was published in Issue 46 of Rattle. The editors judged. The annual award is given for a poem. The next deadline is July 15.
Rattle, Poetry Prize, 12411 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604. (818) 505-6777. Timothy Green, Editor.
tim@rattle.com
www.rattle.com

River Styx
International Poetry Contest
Adam Scheffler of Cambridge, Massachusetts, won the 2014 River Styx International Poetry Contest for "Contemporaries." He received $1,500, and his poem was published in River Styx. Joan Murray judged. The annual award is given for a single poem. The next deadline is May 31.
River Styx, International Poetry Contest, 3139A Grand Boulevard, Suite 203, St. Louis, MO 63118. Richard Newman, Editor.
bigriver@riverstyx.org
www.riverstyx.org/contests

Salamander
Fiction Prize
Barrett Warner of Upperco, Maryland, won the 2014 Salamander Fiction Prize for his short story "Dimension." He received $1,500, and his story will be published in Salamander. Jennifer Haigh judged. The annual award is given for a short story. The next deadline is June 15.
Salamander, Fiction Prize, English Department, Suffolk University, 8 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108. Katie Sticca, Managing Editor.
www.salamandermag.org/contests

Southeast Missouri State University Press
Nilsen Literary Prize
James Tate Hill of Greensboro, North Carolina, won the third annual Dorothy and Wedel Nilsen Prize for a First Novel for Academy Gothic. He received $1,000, and his novel will be published by Southeast Missouri State University Press in Fall 2015. The annual prize is given for a novel, a novella, or a collection of linked stories by a U.S. writer who has not published a novel. The next deadline is November 1.
Southeast Missouri State University Press, Nilsen Literary Prize, One University Plaza, Mail Stop 2650, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. Susan Swartwout, Contact.
upress@semo.edu
www6.semo.edu/universitypress

Southern Illinois University
Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards
Steven D. Schroeder of Saint Louis won the 2014 Devil's Kitchen Reading Award in poetry for his collection The Royal Nonesuch (Spark Wheel Press, 2013). Victoria Redel of New York City won the award in prose for her short story collection Make Me Do Things (Four Way Books, 2013). They each received $1,000 and an invitation to read at the 2014 Devil's Kitchen Fall Literary Festival at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. The prizes are given annually for a poetry collection, a novel or a collection of short fiction, and beginning in 2015, a book of creative nonfiction published in the previous year. (See Deadlines.)
Southern Illinois University, Devil's Kitchen Reading Awards, English Department, Mail Code 4503, 1000 Faner Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901. Jon Tribble, Award Coordinator.
www.grassroots.siuc.edu/dkawards.html

Southern Indiana Review
Michael Waters Poetry Prize
Dennis Hinrichsen of Lansing, Michigan, and Hannah Faith Notess of Seattle won the 2014 Michael Waters Poetry Prize. Hinrichsen won for his collection Skin Music; Notess won for her collection The Multitude. They each received $2,000, and their poetry collections will be published in Fall 2015 by Southern Indiana Review Press. Michael Waters judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. (See Deadlines.)
Southern Indiana Review, Michael Waters Poetry Prize, University of Southern Indiana, 8600 University Boulevard, Evansville, IN 47712. (812) 464-1784. Ron Mitchell, Editor.
sir.contest@usi.edu
www.usi.edu/sir

Stadler Center for Poetry
Philip Roth Residencies
Poets Corey Miller of Herrin, Illinois, and Diana Khoi Nguyen of New York City won the 2014–2015 Philip Roth Residencies in Creative Writing. They each received $4,000 and a four-month residency at the Stadler Center for Poetry at Bucknell University. The residencies are awarded annually to poets, fiction writers, or creative nonfiction writers. (See Deadlines.)
Stadler Center for Poetry, Philip Roth Residencies, Bucknell Hall, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837. Andrew Ciotola, Program Manager.
ciotola@bucknell.edu
www.bucknell.edu/centers-institutes-and-resources/stadler-center-for-poetry/programs-and-residencies/philip-roth-residences-in-creative-writing.html

University of Evansville
Richard Wilbur Award
Maryann Corbett of Saint Paul won the 2014 Richard Wilbur Award for her poetry collection Mid Evil. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by University of Evansville Press. Dana Gioia judged. The award is given biennially for a poetry collection. The next deadline is December 1, 2016.
University of Evansville, Richard Wilbur Award, Creative Writing Department, 1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47722. (812) 488-2963.
www.evansville.edu/majors/creativewriting/press.cfm

University of Rochester
Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction
Ru Freeman of Colombo, Sri Lanka, won the 38th annual Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction for her novel On Sal Mal Lane (Graywolf Press, 2013). She received $7,500. The annual award is given for a book of fiction published during the previous year by a woman who is a U.S. citizen. (See Deadlines.)
University of Rochester, Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, 538 Lattimore Hall, RC Box 270434, Rochester, NY 14627.
www.rochester.edu/college/wst/kafka_prize

Virginia Commonwealth University
Levis Reading Prize
Roger Reeves of Chicago won the 17th annual Levis Reading Prize for his poetry collection King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013). He received $2,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to give a reading in Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Commonwealth University faculty judged. The annual award is given to honor a first or second book of poetry published during the previous year. (See Deadlines.)
Virginia Commonwealth University, Levis Reading Prize, English Department, P.O. Box 842005, Richmond, VA 23284. (804) 828-1329. Christian Detisch, Contact.
detischc@vcu.edu
english.vcu.edu/mfa/levis

Wag's Revue
Winter Writers' Contest
Benjamin Harnett of New York City won the 2014 Winter Writers' Contest for his essay "Ghosts and Empties." He received $1,000, and his essay was published in Wag's Revue. The editors judged. The award is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay. (See Deadlines.)
Wag's Revue, Winter Writers' Contest, 786 Prospect Place 4F, Brooklyn, NY 11216.
editors@wagsrevue.com
www.wagsrevue.com

Winning Writers
Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction and Essay Contest
Jeremy Kamps and Courtney Campbell, both of New York City, won the 22nd annual Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction and Essay Contest. Kamps won in fiction for his story "Drawing Water"; Campbell won in nonfiction for her essay "How to Fight Like a Girl." They each received $1,000 and publication on the Winning Writers website. The annual awards are given for a short story and an essay. Arthur Powers judged. The next deadline is April 30.
Winning Writers, Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction and Essay Contest, 351 Pleasant Street, PMB 222, Northampton, MA 01060. Adam Cohen, Contest Administrator.
adam@winningwriters.com
www.winningwriters.com/tomstory

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