2040 Books Contest Shortlist and Winners

2040 Books Contest Shortlist and Winners

We are excited to announce the winner and first runner-up of the inaugural 2040 Awards Contest! For first prize, congratulations to Bonnie Chau for her collection of short stories, All Roads Lead to Blood. Reema Rajbanshi is the first runner up for her collection of...

2040 Books Contest Finalists

2040 Books is proud to announce the finalists for their inaugural multicultural Awards Program! Founded in 2016 as an imprint of the Santa Fe Writers Project, and in conjunction with the Creative Writing Program at Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA, 2040 Books...

Stephen Eoannou: On Rust Belt Influences

Stephen Eoannou won the fiction award in the 2013 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Award Program for his short story collection Muscle Cars, which has central themes of “loss, leaving, and of economic realities hitting home.” Growing up in Buffalo, NY, in the 1970s...

Q & A with Jeff Fearnside: Omnivorous with Inspiration

Jeff Fearnside is interested in almost everything and works in many genres. Glad he can live vicariously through research and character development, he allows pieces to determine their own form, whether poetry, short fiction, long fiction, or essay. An avid teacher...

Charlotte Gullick: Speaking for the Forgotten

Charlotte Gullick is inspired “by the stories of people who don’t often see themselves reflected in the dominant culture,” she says. “For me, this often means rural folks.” More than one reviewer has aligned Gullick’s work with Steinbeck’s in terms of her...