2015 Contest Winners


Adina Talve-Goodman, "I Must Have Been That Man"

Winner, Felice Buckvar Prize for Nonfiction, 2015

Adina Talve-Goodman, a native of St. Louis, now lives in Brooklyn, where she is the managing editor of both One Story and One Teen Story.

Read an interview with Adina.


Carla Hartenberger, "Autobiography"

Winner, Goldenberg Prize for Fiction, 2015

Carla Hartenberger is currently completing her Masters in Public Policy in Toronto. She was a finalist for Descant Magazine’s Winston Collins Prize for Best Canadian Poem in 2011 for her poem "Naked in the Sun."

Read an interview with Carla.


Hannah Baggott, "Dysesthesia"

Winner, Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry, 2015

Hannah Baggott is a Nashville native currently pursuing an MFA in poetry at Oregon State University and teaching writing courses. She is particularly interested in empathy and body, creatively and academically. Her work can be found or forthcoming in Tupelo Quarterly, Contrary Magazine, Stockholm Review of Literature, r.kv.r.y Quarterly, and other journals. (hannahbaggott.com)

Read an interview with Hannah.


Philip Cawkwell, "The Dinosaur Exhibit"

Winner, Daniel Liebowitz Prize for Student Writing, 2015

Philip Cawkwell is a member of the class of 2016 at the New York University School of Medicine. Originally from Durham, North Carolina, Philip grew up in Bedford, New York. He attended University of Pennsylvania, where he was co-captain of the track and cross-country teams. His clinical interests include pediatrics and child psychiatry. In his spare time, Philip enjoys running, creative writing, and spending time with his family.

Read an interview with Philip.