17th Annual Arts & Letters Prize Winners
Arts & Letters Fiction Prize (Judge: Kyle Minor)
WINNER: Michele Ruby
Finalists: Gregg Cusick, Robert Daseler, Dan Gemmer, Hannah Gildea, James Hall, Lynda Montgomery, Michael Pearce, August Tarrier, M.C. Torres.
Rumi Prize in Poetry (Judge: Stephen Dunn)
WINNER: Jeanne Wagner
Finalists: Christopher Citro, Jen DeGregorio, Sally Derringer, Kim Garcia, Julie Hanson, George Looney, Nancy Pearson, Katie Rogers, Ellen Seusy, Laurie Zimmerman,
Susan Atefat Prize in Creative Nonfiction (Judge: Barbara Hurd)
WINNER: Kristin Kostick
Finalists: Brenda Flanagan, Cate Hennessey, Margot Kelley, Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins, Maria Manuccia, Nicole Miller, Elizabeth Mosier, Gregory Ormson, Riba Taylor.
Arts & Letters Drama Prize for One-Act Play (Judge: Iona Holder)
WINNER: Tess Light
Finalists: Daniel Guyton, Benjamin Gonzales, Bara Swain, Scott Sickles
About the Prizes
For each of the four major genres, we offer the winner a $1,000 prize. Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction winners are published in our Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 issue. The prize-winning one-act play is produced at the Georgia College campus (usually in March.) Our prizes are made possible through the following generous endowments: Dr. Barry Darugar, and Bahram and Fari Atefat.
Arts & Letters Fiction Prize
Rumi Prize in Poetry
Susan Atefat Prize in Creative Nonfiction
Drama Prize for One-Act Play.
Poetry: 4-6 poems per submission
Fiction: manuscripts up to 25 pages
Creative Nonfiction: manuscripts up to 25 pages
Drama: one act up to 25 pages
All prize submissions will be considered for publication at regular payment rates.
Please submit for the prizes during our prize submission period, February 1 – March 31. The entry fee is $20.