december award winners

december is thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s awards!

2016 Curt Johnson Prose Award in Fiction, judged by Anthony Marra


WINNER
Thomas Atkinson
Grace in the Embers

HONORABLE MENTION
Eric Roe
Six to Twelve

2016 Curt Johnson Prose Award in Creative Nonfiction, judged by Eula Biss


WINNER
Mary Collins
The Passenger Seat

HONORABLE MENTION
Deborah Thompson
Hip Bone Connected To

2016 Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize, judged by Marge Piercy


WINNER
Jim Dwyer
Enlightenment

HONORABLE MENTION
Kate Gray
For Every Girl
Reassurance

2015 Curt Johnson Prose Award in Fiction, judged by Joyce Carol Oates


WINNER
Emily Goldman
Face
HONORABLE MENTION
Jeannine Ouellette
Tumbleweeds

2015 Curt Johnson Prose Award in Creative Nonfiction, judged by Albert Goldbarth

WINNER
Wilfredo Pascual
You Have Me
HONORABLE MENTION
Dorian Fox
Notes from Underground

2015 Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize, judged by Mary Syzbist


WINNER
Chelsea Jennings
Heirloom
Roxas-Chua Award-01
HONORABLE MENTION
Sam Roxas-Chua
A Best in the Chapel

2014 Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize, judged by Stephen Berg

gregWINNER
Greg Jensen
Anybody Mentions the Pope
DinaHONORABLE MENTION
Dina Elenbogen
A New Year

2014 Curt Johnson Prose Award in Fiction, judged by Mary Helen Stefaniak

jimWINNER
Jim Nichols
Owls
fertikHONORABLE MENTION
Michael Fertik
Hunting in Nangarhar

2014 Curt Johnson Prose Award in Creative Nonfiction, judged by William Kittredge

garetWINNER
Garet Lahvis
NQR
jennyHONORABLE MENTION
Jenny McKeel
Saigon