2019 Editor’s Prize Results

Winners

Selected by judges Carmen Maria Machado, Leslie
Jamison, Ada Limón, & Meg Lionel Murphy

Fiction: Lady Sings by Mant Bares
Nonfiction: To Be Loved by Chloe Vassot
Poetry: Cricket Noon by Tennessee Hill
Visual Art: Tapadas, Saints and Other Heroines by Kathy Bruce

Fiction Finalists

Black Girl Inside Outpatient by Maya Pearson
Coronation by Vanessa Chan
For Four Hands by Angie Kang
Garden Throne by Janelle Bassett
I Drive in Circles by Claire Robbins
The Omari and the Pango by Caroline Kim
Sister Salamander and the Dybbuk by Omer Friedlander
When She Got Happy by Carly Rae Zent

Nonfiction Finalists

The Goat by Tomoé Hill
How I Got From My Not-baby to Everyone Else by Sarah Cook
Muhammads in Gaza by Lena Tuffaha
Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits by Candice May

Poetry Finalists

Akhmatova’s Gun by Alina Stefanescu
Ballroom by Ren Chun Ho
Cliff Diving by Amber Adams
Curation by Carolyn Oliver
Dylan by Kyra Scrimgeour
Everything Worth Knowing I Learned at a Kitchen Table by Philipe Abiyouness
I’ve Been Smelling the Lavender Alone by Christine Gosnay
lessons by Kimberly Glanzman
Missing by Mary Ardery
On the 4th of July, we confuse gunshots and fireworks by Kiyanna Hill
A Poem in Which Everyone Survives Until Dawn by John Sibley Williams
Relations by Katelin Kelly
Server at a diner in Nowhere, Oklahoma by Emily Hillebrand

Visual Art Finalists

Black Orchid by Charlie Hampton
Pachama by Emily Davis
Pieces of Me by Martha Nance
Playing with Dolls by Dustin Hyman
Untitled by Z.L. Raymond
Vakseen by Otha Davis