2017 Inaugural Chapbook Contest

Winner: Reservoir by Taneum Bambrick
Finalists: recuerdo by Alfredo Aguilar, No one cares what I think about the speed of light by Melissa Moorer
Judge: Ocean Vuong

2017 

Poetry
Winner: “thunder’s baby,” by Irène Mathieu
Finalists: “Down Bottom,” and “Malcolm Tariq’s Black Bottom” by Malcolm Tariq, “SUGARBABY 101” and “SUGARBABY 201” by DeShara Suggs-Joe

Fiction
Winner: “The Ones Without Writers,” by Daniel Paul
Finalists: “The Gardener” by Kalani Pickhart,

Judges
Poetry: Jericho Brown
Fiction: Alexandra Kleeman

2016 

Poetry
Winner: “So Dear Did This Stranger Become,” by Marielle Prince
Finalists: “Seneca Deer,” by Rebecca Hart Olander, “Qa’pla” by Candace Wiley

Fiction
Winner: “Space Heaters” by Derrick Martin-Campbell
Finalists: “The Bone Oven” by Micah Dean Hicks

Nonfiction
Winner: “Three Things I Remember About Lady Chatterly’s Lover” by Caylin Capra-Thomas

Judges
Poetry: Catie Rosemurgy
Fiction: Claire Vaye Watkins
Nonfiction: Matthew Gavin Frank

2015

Poetry
Winner: “Tanager” by Anna Scotti
Finalists: “Sweet Edge” by Mark Wagenaar, “The Rosary I Have Made of Your Name Gives Me Indigestion” by Alysia Nicole Harris

Fiction
Winner: “Dream Club” by Kelly Morris
Finalists: “Infant in Arms” by Midge Raymond

Nonfiction
Winner: “Pleasure” by Jacob Little
Finalists: “This is East Tennessee Punk Rock” by Megan Kerns

Judges
Poetry: Nikky Finney
Fiction: Aimee Bender
Nonfiction: Paul Bogard