The grand prize - $1000 and publication - goes to Daniel Riddle Rodriguez for his stunning prose manuscript, The Low Village.
Daniel Riddle Rodriguez's real name is Daniel Riddle Rodriguez. He is a full-time student and father from San Lorenzo, California, where he lives with his son. Previous publications include Juked, Prairie Schooner, Gulf Stream Magazine, Fourteen Hills, and The Ampersand Review. He is thrilled to be here.
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We will also be publishing two poetry collections from our runners-up: From by Jill Osier and book of lake by Nicholas Gulig.
Jill Osier lives in Fairbanks, Alaska. Her work includes the chapbooks Bedful of Nebraskas and Should Our Undoing Come Down Upon Us White.
Nicholas Gulig is a poet from Wisconsin. Educated in Montana and Iowa, he is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Denver. The recipient of a 2011-2012 US Fulbright Fellowship to Thailand, his first full length work, "North of Order," was published in 2015 by YesYes Books.