Contest Results

2018 Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction

The Winner:

Palloncino, by Lauren Lynn Matheny

The Finalists:

Dandelion, by Olga Zilberbourg
Bargains, by Margaret Adams
Black Velvet Band, by Karen McIntyre
Born From Red, by Stephanie Hutton
Pocket Full of Posies, by Miriam Karmell
A Mouth is a House for Teeth, Michelle Ross
Like the Leg of a Y, by Katherine Ayars
Orange Crush, by Karlyn Coleman
Paper Cut, by Clare Weze
The Meantime, by Zöe Johnson

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2018 Lascaux Prize in Poetry

The Winner:

Ode to a Bee on the Small of Your Back, by Partridge Boswell

The Finalists:

Pit-Stop Sisters, by Threa Almontaser
Compulsory, by Derek Annis
Leaving the Garden, by Tom Boswell
Handstitch, by Carlos Gomez
Constellation of Bones, by torrin a. greathouse
Washing Red Leaf Lettuce, by Margaret Koger
Monday Nights at Michigan’s Only Women’s Correctional Facility, by Isabel Mae
Surrender, She Said, by Steve McDonald
In Conversation With Yet Another Therapist I Stopped Seeing, by Bailey Merlin
The Voice of Someone Other, by Robert Murray
Revenants, by Claire Scott
On the Anniversary of Your Infidelity, by Leona Sevick
Train at Night in the Desert, by Amie Sharp
When I Was Straight, by Julie Marie Wade
Little Emotions, by Mary Wolff

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2018 Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction

The Winner:

Aim, by Rebecca Foust

The Finalists:

How to Make the Squirrels Jealous, by George Choundas
Cranberry’s Last Dance, by Sean Gill
Roll and Curl, by Ingrid Jendrzejewski
Pushing a Prayer, by Joy Kennedy-O’Neill
Childish Things, by Suki Litchfield
Review, by Sue Showalter

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Past Winners and Finalists

Winners: Jen Bergmark, Christopher Buckley, Chris Connolly, Kevin Couture, Hilary Dean, Jennifer Givhan, Greg Hrbek, Mathew Javidi, Alden Jones, Lois P. Jones, Amanda Kabak, Cynthia Manick, Jennifer Pashley, David Salner, Ashley Shelby, Matthew Thorburn, Cady Vishniac, Alexander Weinstein

Finalists: Allison Adair, Heather Altfeld, Michelle Anderson, Laura Apol, Daniel Ari, Jennifer Barber, Claire Bateman, Jeffrey Bean, Mark Beauregard, C. Wade Bentley, Anna Bernstein, Loren Bienvenu, Melanie Bishop, Amy Bonnaffons, Bethany Bowman, Kierstin Bridger, Andrew Bynom, Lauren Camp, Jeremy Cantor, Hélène Cardona, Marie Chambers, Christie Chapman, Melanie Cheng, Lawrence Coates, Janna Brooke Cohen, Susan Cohen, Alexandra Comeaux, James Crews, Elizabeth Crowell, alerie Cumming, Anne Da Vigo, Barbara Dahlberg, Joseph Dante, John Davis, Gay Degani, Jesse Mavro Diamond, Heather Dobbins, Joe Dornich, George Drew, Jennifer Dupree, Ryann Eastman, Jen Fawkes, Doris Ferleger, Alexis Finc, Lydia Fitzpatrick, April Ford, Rebecca Morgan Frank, Pete Fromm, Kim Garcia, Susan Gardner, Megan Gilmore, Jennifer Givhan, Perry Glasser, Alex Greenberg, Miriam Bird Greenberg, Tawnysha Greene, Kari Gunter-Seymour, Maurine Haltiner, Mohsin Hamid, Christina Hammerton, Chera Hammons, Andrea Hansell, Mary Hennessy, Kathryn Hill, Don Hogle, Matt Hohner, Andrea Hollander, Jackleen Holton Hookway, Kim Hooper, Landon Houle, Lesley Howard, Robin Hunter, Ronald Jackson, David Jauss, Abriana Jette, Lois P. Jones, Jeanne Julian, Laura M. Kaminski, David Karosick, Scott Kauffman, Jeffrey Kingman, Aimee LaBrie, Scott Lambridis, Colette Langlois, John Lavelle, Judith Lavinsky, Erica Plouffe Lazure, Julie Hungiville Lemay, Nikia Leopold, Eleanor Lerman, R. Daniel Lester, Richard Levine, Jenna Loceff, Marjorie Maddox, Louise Marburg, Michael Martin, Cassidy McCants, Riona Judge McCormack, Cate McGowan, Karen McIntyre, Ed McManis, Margaret McMullan, Thomas H. McNeely, Lynn C. Miller, Martha Miller, Randi Miller, Douglas Milliken, Darren Morris, Karla Morton, Carol Munn, Jim Naremore, Eric Nelson, Van Newell, Valerie Nieman, Cornelia Nixon, Barry North, Timothy O’Leary, Neleigh Olson, Kurt Olsson, Elizabeth Oness, Melissa Ostrom, Marian Palaia, Michael Pearce, Lynn Pedersen, Allan Peterson, George Petty, Brenda Peynado, Sally Pla, Karen Pojmann, Jason Pollard, Betsy Porter, Jessamine Price, Georgann Prochaska, Mark Ramirez, Karen Recht, Jendi Reiter, Tim Rolands, Michelle Ross, Susan Rukeyser, Ronan Ryan, David Salner, JL Schneider, Kate Schultz, Anneliese Schultz, Brittney Scott, Kari Shemwell, Maureen Sherbondy, David Sloan, Colby Smith, Karen Smyte, Jennifer Steil, DeAnna Stephens, KJ Stevens, Neha Sud, Chelsea Sutton, Nancy Takacs, Marilyn Taylor, Sheila Thorne, Elizabeth Harmon Threatt, Bob Thurber, Rebecca Timson, Anne Vetter, Elizabeth Vignali, Cady Vishniac, Marcia Walker, Jeff Walt, Vickie Weaver, Alexander Weinstein, Liza Wieland, Jess Williard, Robley Wilson, Luke Wortley, Ruth Wyer, Elaine Zimmerman