Sunday, June 10, 2012

The 2012 Contest Winners

The Bellingham Review is Pleased to Announce Winners of the 2012 Literary Contests

The Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction

Final Judge: Sheila Bender
First Place: Anittah Patrick
“The Math”
Runner Up: Aaron Alford, “Dead Man’s Land”
Finalists: Natalie Vestin, Kate Washington, Sharon Carmack, Gina Troisi, Cathy Warner

The 49th Parallel Award for Poetry

Final Judge: Linda Bierds
First Place: Anna Marie Craighead-Kintis
“A Bosque Burns on the Feast of John the Baptist”
Runner Up: Marcia Popp, “you can sit over there”
Finalists: Hadara Bar-Nadav, Wesley Rothman, Traci Brimhall, Amy Miller, Kristina Moriconi, Kumani Gantt, Shawn Fawson

The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction

Final Judge: Robin Hemley
First Place: Dalia Rosenfeld

“Swan Street”
Runner Up: Patricia Brieschke “Beans, Love, and Revolution”
Finalists: Allyson Armistead, Amalia Gladhart, Judy Myers, Karen Uhlmann

The Bellingham Review Literary Contests 2013

The 49th Parallel Poetry Award                           Final Judge: Kevin Clark
The Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction Final Judge: Dinah Lenney
The Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction                     Final Judge: Marjorie Sandor

1st Place: $1,000 in each Category

First place winners will be published in the Bellingham Review.
Runners-up and finalists may be considered for publication.

Check out our website for the full contest guidelines.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

An Interview with Brenda Miller

The Committee Room recently featured Bellingham Review in their literary journal series and interviewed Bellingham Review's Editor-in-Chief, Brenda Miller.
Check out the interview for some insight regarding the Bellingham Review's submission process, the journal's aesthetic, and what it means to publish "literature of palpable quality."