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2018 JOY HARJO POETRY FINALISTS

"Rotted Wishes" Tony Barnstone
"In Case of Emergency" Partridge Boswell
""To Keep Away Crow's Feet" Tyler Dettioff
"Portrait of Endangered Sturgeon Release Party" Andrea England
"Human Remains" Robbie Gamble
"Chimayo" Janice Gould
"Hallucinations (sensory)" Kay Lin
"Sober in Margaritaville" Lynn McGee
"Goldilocks" Rebecca Olander
"Day of the Giblet" Jeanne-Marie Osterman
"Wish" Kelly Spence
"You Ask What I Am Doing So Far From Home" Ingrid Wendt
"Call & Response" Scott Withiam
"Home Remedy for Miscarriages" Josephine Yu


2018  RICK DEMARINIS SHORT STORY FINALISTS

"The Empty Vessel" Hajar Abdul-Rahim
"The Sound of Water"  Joseph Boone
"Cant' You See The Walls" Mark Connelly
"Profile" Doug Crandell
"Figure In Green And Blue" Miranda Hersey
"Air Drop" Sandra Hunter
"The Gauntlet" Barry Kitterman
"Clean" Kay Lin
"A Day of the Dead Story: The Sugar Skull" Seres Jaime Magana
"Empathy" James McDermott
"Viva Bush" Reilly Nolan
"People Like Them" Anne Leigh Parrish
"Road Trip" Gary Powell
"Val and Hollis" Mary Salisbury
"The List" Stanley Stocker


2018 BARRY LOPEZ NONFICTION AWARD FINALISTS

​"The Behemoth of Loss:  Man, Mammoth, and Melancholy" Heather Altfield
"The Feasting Tree" Elise Atchison
"Trail Time" Lucy Bryan
"My Father, The Atomic Bomb" Judith Dancoff
"Beauty In The Embers" Wendy Gaudin
"Muscle Memory" Ryan Ireland
"Shower Moment" Carol Jeffers
"No One Knows Where the Caribou Go" Alexis Lathem
"End of the Road" Sean W. Murphy
"An Arab Man and an English Woman Walk Into a Bar" Adriana Paramo
"Old Tijkko" Lara Palmqvist
"Forked Tongues" Mary O. Parker
"At My Window, With A Broken Wing" Stephen Policoff
"Family Album" Angelique Stevens