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Award Winners...


2019 POETRY AWARD, $1200:
"Myths We Tell," M Soledad Caballero of Pittsburgh, PA 
Judge:  Carolyn Forche
Award Winners...


2019 RICK DEMARINIS SHORT STORY AWARD, $1200: 
"Clave" Amina Gautier of Miami, Florida
 Judge: Beth Alvarado
2019 Barry Lopez Nonfiction 
Award, $1200:  "Solve For Ex" by Christiana Louisa Langenberg of Ames, Iowa
​Judge:  Heid E. Erdrich
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We have made our final decisions in poetry, short story and nonfiction for 2018.  Click here for a list of Finalists in all genres.
2nd Prize POETRY, $250: " On Becoming An Angel" by Jamie Ross of Taos, New Mexico 

2nd Prize SHORT STORY $250: "The Second First Time" by Paula Brancato of
Brooklyn, NY

2nd Prize Nonfiction, $250: "A Widow's Guide to OKCUPID" by Carolyn Goodwin of San Francisco, CA

Honorable Mentions, POETRY: "Tongued" by Sarah Browning of Philadelphia, PA

Honorable Mention:  SHORT STORY: "Bull" by Sidney Woods of Iowa.

Honorable Mention: NONFICTION: "Poppy" by Kyle Ingrid Johnson of Boston, MA