On April 14, the 2014 Creative Writing Prize Winners read from their winning submissions. Prizes were awarded for the best fiction, non-fiction, and poetry created within our own Fordham Writing Community.
The prizes, with the respective winners and pieces are as follows:
ULLY HIRSCH / ROBERT F. NETTLETON POETRY PRIZES
Judge: Millicent A.A. Graham
Wallis Monday, Mindlessness (five poems)
Trisha Tobias, "Unsaid/Six Words/Sometimes"
Runner-up: Karen Loder, “Sakura, Cosmos: Poetry”
ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS
Judge: Millicent A. A. Graham
Shea Boresi, Endangered Poems
Raven Diltz, Seconds from Supernova (five poems)
Runner-up: Marie LaVina, Four Poems
MARGARET LAMB WRITING TO THE RIGHT-HAND MARGIN (NONFICTION)
Judge: R. V. Hansmann
Emily Doscher, “The Chapel”
Rachel Prensner, “I’m Sorry I Wrote about the Bunker”
Runner-up- Chrissy Pusz, “You”
MARGARET LAMB WRITING TO THE RIGHT-HAND MARGIN (FICTION)
Judge: Amina Gautier
Melisa Annis, "Ablution"
Ryan Lawless, "The Ugly One"
BERNICE KILDUFF WHITE & JOHN J. WHITE CREATIVE WRITING PRIZE (FICTION)
Judge: Fordham Panel
Xavier Griffiths, “Periplaneta Japonica”
THE REID FAMILY PRIZE
Judge: Sarah Gambito
Shea Boresi, Blue Poems