2014 Contest Winners


Abby Horowitz, "Pediatricology"

Winner, Goldenberg Prize for Fiction, 2014

Abby Horowitz is an MFA candidate at the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. She lives in Decatur, Georgia with her spouse and son.

Read an interview with Abby.


Laurie Clements Lambeth, "Chronic Care: 'Broken Leg' by Keith Carter, Photograph"

Winner, Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry, 2014

Laurie Clements Lambeth's debut collection Veil and Burn was selected by Maxine Kumin for the National Poetry Series. Her work has appeared in such publications as Crazyhorse, Seneca Review, the Paris Review, Mid-American Review, and the Iowa Review. Concurrently working on a memoir and her second poetry collection, Bright Pane, she teaches Medicine and Society courses in the University of Houston's Honors College.

Read an interview with Laurie.


Will McGrath, "Forty-One Months"

Winner, Felice Buckvar Prize for Nonfiction, 2014

Will McGrath is currently finishing work on a book of narrative nonfiction and memoir about the Kingdom of Lesotho. Writing from this project has appeared in Asymptote, Roads & Kingdoms, Gastronomica, the Christian Science Monitor, and Sundog Lit, among other fine publications. Recently his writing on Lesotho has been translated into Chinese and Hungarian.

Read an interview with Will.