2018 Open Season Awards Finalists

We are pleased to announce the finalists for our 2018 Open Season Awards!

The winner in each category will be announced the week of February 1.

In Poetry:

James McKee, "The Warthog"
Pamela Porter, "Watching the Snakes"
Sneha Madhavan-Reese, "Ritual"
Matthew Hollett, "Hard Months"
George Lang, "Making Nothing Happen"
Barbara Pelman, "Nevertheless" and "Coyote on a City Lawn"
Steve Lautermilch, "Pentimento"
Tess Liem, "Fantasy"
Joanna Lilley, "Specimen"
Mollie Coles Tonn, "Experience"

In Fiction:

Lisa Metrikin, "The Renters"
Sophie Linnea Stocking, "Rabbit Trails"
Sheldon Seigel, "What Hemingway Banged Off When He Got Back From the Bar"
Jann Everard, "Blue Runaways"
Neil McKinnon, "Some Things Cannot Be Fixed"
Sadi Muktadir, "Lions to the Slaughter"
Michael Sascha Matuszak, "Festus Cripps"
Catriona Wright, "The Babies"

In Creative Nonfiction:

Alia Luria, "You Might Eat Organic, But You're Still Full of Balony"
Karl Meade, "Let Her In"
Erin MacNair, "Translating Darkness"
B. A. Markus, "How Can a Dog Help a Goose"
Billy-Ray Belcourt, "The Conspiracy of Ndn Joy"
Heather Ramsay, "The Invitation"

Thank you to all who entered the contest, and best of luck to the finalists!