Shannon Connor Winward

Fiction Writer, Poet

Newark, DE

Author's Bio

Shannon Connor Winward is the author of the Elgin-Award winning chapbook, UNDOING WINTER, and winner of the 2018 Delaware Division of the Arts Emerging Artist Fellowship in Fiction. Her poems, stories and non-fiction have appeared widely in such places as Fantasy & Science Fiction, Analog, Pedestal Magazine, Strange Horizons, Gargoyle, Literary Mama, Lunch Ticket, Qu, The Monarch Review, Psuedopod's Artemis Rising Series, Flash Fiction Online, PANK, and The Vestal Review, as well as in genre and "best of" anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic.

In between writing, parenting, and other madness, Shannon is also a poetry editor for Devilfish Review and founding editor of Riddled with Arrows, a literary journal dedicated to metafiction, ars poetica, and writing that celebrates the process and product of writing as art.

Shannon lives and writes in Newark, Delaware.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Journals:
Flash Fiction Online
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Pseudopod
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Spinetingler Magazine
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Vine Leaves Literary Journal

Poetry

Chapbook:
Undoing Winter (Finishing Line Press, 2014)
Journals: ,
Analog
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Enchanted Conversation
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Eternal Haunted Summer
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Literary Mama
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Mirror Dance
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Rogue Agent
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Strange Horizons
Prizes won: 

Delaware Division of the Arts Emerging Artist Fellowship (Fiction) 2018;  Second Place, Postcard Poems & Prose Magazine Flash Fiction Contest 2018; Second Place, Lyon College Celtic Poetry Contest 2017; Finalist, Odyssey Con OddContest (Flash Fiction) 2017; First place, Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association Elgin Award (Poetry Chapbook) 2016; First place, Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association Poetry Contest (Dwarf Poem Category) 2016; Second place, Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association (Long Poem Category) 2016; Honorable Mention, Dogfish Head Poetry Prize 2016; First place, Eternal Haunted Summer Reader's Choice Award Spring 2015; Runner-up, Delaware Division of the Arts Emerging Artist Fellowship (Fiction) 2015; Poetry Fellow, Cape Henlopen Poet and Prose Writers Retreat, Delaware Division of the Arts/Delaware State Arts Council 2014; Semi-finalist, Writers of the Future Contest 2014; Honorable Mention, Writers of the Future Contest 2014; Runner-up, Delaware Division of the Arts Emerging Artist Fellowship (Fiction) 2014; First Place, Delaware Literary Connection Writing Contest 2012; Runner-up, Dogfish Head Poetry chapbook competition 2012; First Place, Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine November Poetry Contest 2012; Honorable Mention, Enchanted Conversation: A Fairy Tale Magazine February Poetry Contest 2012; Commendation, Golden Sparrow Literary Review “Golden Sparrow Poetry Prize”2011

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
DE
Delaware
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Last update: Jun 28, 2018