The editors of Mid-American Review would like to congratulate the winners of the 2011-2012 literary competitions.
The Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award
First Prize: $1,000 and publication
Kyle Mellen for his story "Lighting in You a Tremendous Fire"
“On Great Mountain” by Suzanne Barnecut of San Francisco, California
“Love Letters” by Nahal Suzanne Jamir of Tallahassee, Florida
“The Last American Tiger” by Nick Kocz of Blacksburg, Virginia
“The Elf” by Todd Seabrook of Tallahassee, Florida
2011-2012 Judge: Laura van den Berg, author of What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us.
The James Wright Poetry Award
First Prize: $1000 and publication
Sarah Rose Nordgren of Provincetown, Massachusetts, for her poem "When You Are Dead"
“Terra” by Jacqueline Kolosov of Lubbock, Texas
“The Horses Are Fighting” by Jill Osier of Greene, Iowa
“Lost Body” and “Late Subdivisions” by Jonathan Rice of Kalamazoo, Michigan
2011-2012 Judge: Mary Biddinger, author of O Holy Insurgency, Saint Monica and Prairie Fever.
Information on our 2012-2013 competitions can be found by clicking here.
All queries regarding the contests can be directed to Managing Editor Jason Teal.