Previous Contests (2000-2013)

2001

Jayne Anne Phillips

Judge: Jayne Anne Phillips

Winners

Charlotte Gullick – By Way of Water
Kate Small – The B-Zone Open
Patricia Schaefer – Love Is Blue
Haruko Yamauchi – Witness

2004

Richard Currey

Judge: Richard Currey

Winners

Bethany Harvey – Falling Rock
Joseph M. Schuster – A Saint in the Family
Whitney Purvis – Cuentitos Caoticos

2010

Robert Olen Butler

Judge: Robert Olen Butler

Winners

Tara Laskowski –Black Diamond City
Nicole Louise Reid – A Purposeful Violence
W.A. Smith – Einstein’s Fiddle

Screenplay Awards Grand Prizewinner: John Bengel – The Voyeur

 2011: Fiction/nonfiction

Alan Cheuse
Judge: Alan Cheuse

Lance LarsenSeventeen Ways to Float
Angie Chuang — The Four Words for Home
Emily StoneIn Search of Chocola: Love, Chocolate, and Language in Guatemala

2011: Poetry

Rose Solari

Judge: Rose Solari

Winners

Jude Nutter – untitled selection
Katie Schmid – The Heaven and The Hangover
Charles Atkinson – untitled selection