New South is proud to announce the winners of our 2015 Writing Contest:
PROSE, judged by Rebecca Makkai
1st place: “Birds of Paradise” by Aria Curtis
2nd place: “The Transit of Venus” by Rebecca Gummere
3rd place: “Castle Links Creek” by Jennifer Julian
POETRY, judged by Roger Reeves
1st place: “We Are Always Both in the Field” by Alicia Wright
2nd place: “Noah” by Frances Olive
3rd place: “Opening” by Kate Pendoley
Our first place winners will be awarded $1,000 prizes; second place winners, $250; and third place winners, a three-year subscription to New South. And of course, all of these pieces will be published in the Fall issue, New South 8.2.
Many thanks to our judges and a special thank you to all who submitted their work for consideration. We received a record number of entries to this year’s contest, and we’re so grateful for your support!