2016 Creative Writing Prizes Winners Announced

Big congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Creative Writing Prizes.

ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS
Wallis Monday for selections from Mythmaking — "Hemingway and John Wayne Walk into a Bar" and "To the Cemetery Voices"

ULLY HIRSCH / ROBERT F. NETTLETON POETRY PRIZES
Danni Hu for "Female Perversion"
Wallis Monday for selections from Mythmaking — "Mapmaking" and "Inventory"

BERNICE KILDUFF WHITE & JOHN J. WHITE CREATIVE WRITING PRIZE (FICTION)
Diana Shao for "Shadow Play"

MARGARET LAMB WRITING TO THE RIGHT-HAND MARGIN (FICTION)
Connor Mannion for "Mojave Whiskey Weather"
Adam Fales for "Between-ness"
Bo Fisher for "Washing Jean Jackets in West Jeff"
Elizabeth Shew for "The Distance Between Two Skins"

THE REID FAMILY PRIZE
Katharine Sommers for "Development"

To hear these writers read their winning pieces, be sure to attend the 2016 Creative Writing Prizes Reading on Wednesday, April 27th at 7 p.m. in Fordham Lincoln Center's 12th Floor Lounge.