“What They Took Away,” by Dennis James Sweeney, won our first prize.
“Candy in Our Brains,” by Anne Barngrover and Avni Vyas, was runner-up.
Click to view the Finalists and Semifinalists!
We salute recent winners of the Patricia Goedicke Prize (judged by Cole Swensen), the Montana Fiction Prize (judged by Maile Meloy) and the Montana Prize in Creative Nonfiction (judged by John D’Agata).
…Fried chicken and white biscuits Tia Veronica and Mama agree is what they ate for dinner that night, thighs and a twilight game of tag or hide and seek, depending on whom you believe. The levitations Mama refutes. When asked to explain them, she shrugs.
We’re overjoyed to announce that “Rosicrucian Triptych” by Ursula Villarreal-Moura is the winner of the 2012 Big Fish Online Prose Poetry/Flash Fiction contest. Congratulations! Thank you so much to everyone who submitted. We’ll be posting Ursula’s piece in the coming weeks, so stay tuned.
“Epic Manliness” by Vincent Guerra was the previous winner of the Online Big Fish Lyric Essay contest, as announced last spring. We’re presenting it now to coincide with the soon-to-open Big Fish Flash Fiction/Prose Poetry contest! That contest is open from October 1st to November 1st. Read more about that here. In the meantime, enjoy […]
We are pleased to announce that the winner of our annual Big Fish Lyric Essay Contest is “Epic Manliness” by Vincent Guerra! Stay tuned as we will post the piece right here on CutBank Online at some point in the coming couple of weeks. Thank you to everyone that submitted to the contest. We look […]
There is just a little over a week left for submissions for the 2012 Big Fish Lyric Essay Contest, which closes April 1st! With that in mind, we’d like to re-post last year’s winner, “Ineffable” by Ryan Spooner. It’s a great piece and worth another read. We look forward to presenting this year’s winner on […]
We’re pleased to announce the winners of this year’s print contests: the Montana Prize in Fiction, Montana Prize in Creative Nonfiction, and Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry! Thank you to everyone who submitted. We received an unprecedented number of submissions, and were impressed and excited by the power of the submitted work. It was a […]
Congratulations to Nicholas Gulig, whose prose poem “from the Book of Books” has been selected as the winning entry in our fall Big Fish Online contest. This poetic prose piece is coming soon to CutBank online. We’re also pleased to announce two honorable mentions: “My Mother’s Disappearance” by Rosa del Duca and “Diorama of a […]