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Prize Winners


Finalist for AROHO Orlando Prize in CNF

A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Spring Orlando Prize Judge Pam Houston wrote this about “The Rat”: This is, to my mind, a clear example of creative nonfiction, a smart piece of writing that essays (as John D’Agata uses the term–as verb) from topic to topic to make a beautiful mosaic …


Annie Dillard Prize Runner-Up

“Under the Fifth Sun” has been named the runner-up for this year’s Annie Dillard Prize in Creative Nonfiction by the ever-impressive Dinah Lenney. Thank you to the Bellingham Review, and Brenda Miller in particular, for their work officiating this contest every year, and for honoring my work. This particular essay …