Big Sky, Small Prose Winner Announced

Congratulations to Caleb Tanksersly, winner of our Big Sky, Small Prose flash prose contest! Caleb's story "Branson" will be featured in CutBank 84. 

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About Caleb Tankersly:

Caleb Tankersley’s writing appears in Cutthroat, Gargoyle, Midwestern Gothic, and other publications. His chapbook Jesus Works the Night Shift was published in 2014 by Urban Farmhouse Press. He is a PhD candidate at The University of Southern Mississippi, where he is Associate Editor for Mississippi Review.

We are also pleased to honor two runners-up, Natalie Lund for "This Gift of Rocks" and Jane Wong for "Circles." Both will be printed in CutBank 84. 

About Natalie Lund: 

Natalie Lund is a graduate of Purdue’s MFA program and the former fiction editor of Sycamore Review. Her work has recently appeared in Literary Orphans and SmokeLong Quarterly. She lives in Texas with her dog, cat, and several uninvited arthropods. Find her at or @nmlund.




About Jane Wong:

Jane Wong is the author of Overpour (Action Books, 2016). Her poems have appeared in places such as Best American Poetry 2015, Best New Poets 2012, Pleiades, Hayden's Ferry Review, The Volta, and others. She is a Kundiman fellow and has received scholarships from the U.S. Fulbright Program, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Squaw Valley, and the Fine Arts Work Center. She lives in Seattle.