2009 BLR Prize Winners

Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry, judged by Naomi Shihab Nye

Winner: “Moon-face” by Celeste Lipkes
Honorable Mention: “Patient Belongings” by John Willson
Honorable Mention: “Edges” by Missy-Marie Montgomery 


Goldenberg Prize for Fiction, judged by Rosellen Brown

Winner: “Made of Metal and Constructed With Fire” by Katherine Ellis
Honorable Mention: “Mineral by Mineral ” by Buffy Cram


Carter V. Cooper Memorial Prize for Nonfiction, judged by Natalie Angier

Winner: “Presence of Another” by Amanda Leskovac
Honorable Mention:“Close to the Bones” by Amy Nolan

These selections are published in the Spring 2009 issue of Bellevue Literary Review.

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