CutBank is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Montana Prize in Fiction, Montana Prize in Creative Nonfiction, and Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry. The prizewinning works will appear in CutBank 71, available next month.
The winner of the Montana Prize in Fiction, selected by guest judge Joy Williams, is Taylor Brown's short story "Rider." Commentary by Joy Williams on "Rider" will be featured in CutBank 71.
The winner of the Montana Prize in Creative Nonfiction, selected by guest judge Brian Bouldrey, is Josie Milliken's essay "Seven Tangents of Space and Distance."
The winner of the Patricia Goedicke Prize, selected by guest judge Noah Eli Gordon, is Mande Zecca''s untitled piece.
Thanks also to everyone who submitted. Keep an eye on cutbankonline.org for details on next year's Montana and Goedicke Prizes.