2019 Open Season Awards Finalists

We are pleased to announce the finalists for our 2019 Open Season Awards!

The winner in each category will be announced on January 29.

In Poetry:

Julie Berry, "To an Estranged Friend"
Susan Braley, "I Could Say"
Barry Dempster, "The Wall"
Alisha Dukelow, "if you like to be looked at and I like to look at you"
Paola Ferrante, "Going South"
Rhonda Ganz, "When Kaya stopped eating red meat" and "Prediction Fail"
Matthew Hollett, "Tinker's Point Path"
Lisa Mulrooney, "Weinstein's Bathsheba"
Alycia Pirmohamed, "Night Terror"
Rami Schandall, "Timepiece"

In Fiction:

Anne Baldo, "My Baby Doll My Jackrabbit Girl"
Mark Bondyra, "The Invading Force"
Victoria Hamilton, "Picnic at Blythewood"
John Hart, "Walk with me"
Linda Kingston, "Hip Hop for White Girls"
Janika Oza, "Exile"
Jill Widner, "What Sabrina Said"

In Creative Nonfiction:

Kate Black, "Nine Stories About My Teeth"
Christina Brobby, "On Severance and Connection"
Barbara Hilden, "With Grape-Stained Feet"
Lars Horn, "Wood End"
Sita-Rani MacMillan, "Hai Hai (Thank You — Cree)"
Lishai Peel, "Letters To My Mother"
Alison Wearing, "Little House on the Highway"

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