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We are delighted to announce our collaboration with Black Earth Institute on the publication of a major anthology of contemporary Chicanx writers. We are at work reading submissions of poetry and prose from across our country. Editors: Luis Alberto Urrea, Matt Mendez, Beth Alvarado, Carmen Tafolla, Octavio Quintanilla, Teresa Acevedo, Denise Chavez and Edward Vidaurre!
CONGRATULATIONS TO JOY HARJO, FIRST NATIVE AMERICAN POET LAUREATE OF THE US.
A supporter of Cutthroat from the get-go, Joy and her work are featured in Cutthroat 24, Truth to Power and many past issues. CT 18 is a Tribute to Joy and Chickasaw poet, essayist, novelist, Linda Hogan.
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Rick DeMarinis Short Story Contest. Our deep gratitude goes to every writer who entered our contest. You are all winners. We thank Tim Rien, Will Root, Pam Uschuk & Julie Jacobson, who read stories and selected finalists. Huge thanks goes to Beth Alvarado, final judge.
1st Prize ($1200 and publication): Amina Gautier of Miami, FL for "Clave,"
2nd Prize ($250 and publication): Paula Brancato of Long Island City, New York for ,"The Second First Time" and Honorable Mention (publication) sid sibo of Afton, Wyoming for "Bull."