2016 Editor’s Reprint Award Results

Our sincere thanks to everyone who submitted to our 2016 Editor’s Reprint Award. The number of quality submissions was incredible, and we’re so very proud to present the contest results.

From cocktails with the King of Pop to pregnant blow-up dolls, from Wall Street trysts to forgiving sex offenders in your community, these are the 2016 Editor’s Reprint Award selections.

2016 Editor’s Reprint Award Winner
“Hue and Cry” by Jacob M. Appel, Gettysburg Review

Runners-Up
“Rebecca” by Laurie Frankel, Shenandoah
Ceci N’est Pas About Youby Joseph O’Malley, Crazyhorse
“Michael Jackson & Michel Foucault Walk Into a Bar” by D. Gilson, The Threepenny Review

Finalists
“When the Flood Subsides” by Phyllis G. Westover, Boulevard
“Levi’s Recession” by Devin Murphy, Glimmer Train
“On Losing America” by Laura Distelheim, Hayden’s Ferry Review
“Dress Shoes” by Colette Sartor, Quarterly West
“You Belong to Me” by Kent Dixon, The Georgia Review

Honorable Mention
“Winter Memories of the Summer Bear” by Kimberly Willardson, American Short Fiction
“Sundress” by Ariana-Sophia Kartsonis, Glimmer Train
“Hair of My Head” by Ryan Call, Mid-American Review
“Planes” by Ted Morrissey, Lavender Wolves Literary Journal
“Contrtaception” by Kathryn Paulsen, West Branch
“Pillar of Salt” by Lawrence Corey, Evergreen Review
“Hiccup” by Susan Rukeyser, PANK
“All Along the Hills” by  Raul Palma, Sonora Review
“The Whispering Man” by R. Dale Smith, Washington Square Review
“Palimpest” by Ruth Nolan, Red Hen Press
“My Life in Porn” by Marie Chambers, LA Review of Books
“Seymour’s Last Dollar” by Stephen J. Lyons, The Sun
“Honeymoon Sweet” by Craig Faustus Buck, Down and Out Books
“In Real Life” by G. Hanlon, The Taos Review
“The Party Giver” by Soniah Kamal, The Normal School
“Of This Earth” by Bill Ratner, The Baltimore Review
“Bogdan Nash is Omnipotent” by Kyle York, Copper Nickel
“The Tomato Lady” by Rose Hamilton-Gottlieb, The Chicago Tribune
“Wall Texts” by Nancy Geyer, Iron Horse Literary Review
“Rainy Day Schedule” by Anthony J. Mohr, DIAGRAM
“Storage” by Brenda Peynado, Colorado Review