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2015 JOY HARJO POETRY FINALISTS
2015  RICK DEMARINIS SHORT STORY FINALISTS
“A(u)nt Cartographers” by Camille Szilagyi 
“Hungry” by Mason Boyles
“Weathering The Storm” by Lee Keewenaw 
“Wild Places” by T Burns Gunther
“Kissy Suzuki Puts On Her Face” by Ari Laurel 
“Rhino Girl” by Taylor Brown
“Domestic Fight Pizza” by Melissa Carroll 
“The Smoker” by Linda Davis
“The Man Who Wore Violets” by Roberta Gates 
“The Knife” by Tim Weed
“A Man A Man” by Chris Arp
“Tumbling” by Steven Fromm
“Crick” by Terrance Manning, Jr.
“The Path of the Ground Birds” by James Cooper 
“Puna of the Threshing Shoals by Mahealani Wendt 
“Bees From Mouth to Field” by Conor Robin Madigan 
“Duck Diving” by Adam Shafer
“After Action Report Or Body Bag With Letters In Latin Script”by Alysia Harris 
“The Grand Opera of Boko Haram” by Emari DiGiorgio
“Gin” by Korey Hurni
“Issac, To His Father” by James Dennis
“Secure Your Mask Before Helping Others” by Shaindel Beers “Theories About The Mishibijiw” by River Allen
“Two Women, Ironing” by Trish Crapo
“How to Pray to Virgin Saints” by Lindsey Warren
“Visit” by Monica Gomery
“With (no) Apologies To Whoopi Goldberg” by Morgan Christie “Waiting For Thunder” by John Miatech
“Emissary” by CM Fuhrman
“Concentrate” by Rami Karim
“Ivory” by Bruce Bond
“Dear Portrait of What I Think Is An Owl” by Jason Bradford “His Way” by Jeff Walt
“The Outerbanks: Last Family Road Trip” by Bo Schwabach “Black” by Maurice L. Ward
“The Lover Who Turns Off The Lights” by Ellen LaFleche
2015 BARRY LOPEZ NONFICTION AWARD FINALISTS

“Bi Any Other Name” by Diana Whitney
“Rapist, Mine” by Melanie Graham
“Stray Girl” by Jeannine Ouellette 
“Living Room” by Barbara Tran 
“Memorial Daze” by Kim Kupperman
“Cherries” by Terrance Manning, Jr. 
“Nowhere In Buffalo” by Lori Soderlind 
“South Meadow” by Doug Sherr 
“Money” by Amelia Arenas
“Living In The Shadow Of The Rain” by William Searle 
“Body Warmth” by Deborah Schifter
“Tempus Fugit” by Carol Smith
“Four Eyes” by Wilson Adams
“Aloha” by Shiv Dutta
“V Mail” by Richard Orodenker
“Rena, Or The Other Shoe Drops” by Rosemary Dani