a journal of the arts...
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CUTTHROAT 16  PRINT EDITION
Regular submissions of poetry and short stories are now open.  Please submit only one submission per reading period




Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Joy Harjo Poetry Prizes chosen by Martin Espada. First Prize of $1250, Terri Kirby Erickson of Lewisville, NC for "After The Explosion." Second Prize of $250, Chen Chen of Syracuse, NY for "First Light." Hope Maxwell Snyder, of Columbia, now in West VA, won Honorable Mention for "Blue Nights."  Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award chosen by Bobbie Ann Mason: First Prize ($1250 plus publication), Aleksey Babayev of New York City for "Top Of The Morning" and Second Prize ($250 plus publication), Jacob Appel of New York City for "Thorns For The Negro."