2010 Contest Winners

Larry Hill, "Cocido"
Winner, Goldenberg Prize for Fiction, 2010

Larry Hill is an artist, writer and native Californian. His story collection, Saroyan’s Bookie, was published in 2008 by Big Valley Press. He is currently working on more stories and a novel.

Read an interview with Larry.

Joan Kip, "The House Across from the Park"
Winner, Carter V. Cooper Memorial Prize for Nonfiction, 2010

Joan Kip writes about aging and matters of the heart. Her work has been published in the San Jose Mercury News, Bellevue Literary Review, Rockhurst Review, and Tiferet. She was a hospice counselor for many years, and has recently completed her memoir, A Different Woman: The View From Ninety.

Read an interview with Joan.

Amanda Auchter, "The Thundering"
Winner, Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry, 2010

Amanda Auchter is the founding editor of Pebble Lake Review and the author of Glossolalia, forthcoming from Red Hen Press. A finalist for the 2007 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, she has received awards and honors from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Mid-American Review, BOMB Magazine, Crab Orchard Review, and others. She holds an MFA from Bennington College and teaches creative writing and composition at Lone Star College-CyFair.

Read an interview with Amanda.