Recent Contest Results

2019 Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction


Candy: A Teenage Gospel, by Tommy Dean


Remains, by Maureen Simons


2019 Lascaux Prize in Creative Nonfiction


The Iranian Blue-Glazed Pottery, by Lynn Mundell


Love for Sale, by Benjamin Aleshire
Dear Madeleine, by Stephanie Vanderslice


2019 Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction


Joshua, by Jordana Jacobs


Gaze, by Alexandra Grimm
If It Were You, by Kyra Kondis
Three Pictures of My Father That Survived the Great Divorce Purge of 1977, by Kathryn Kulpa
Limerence, by A.D. Lauren-Abunassar


2019 Lascaux Prize in Poetry


When You Are Invisible, You Can Say Anything, by Valentina Gnup


Survival Guide for a Depressive, by Lisa Dordal
She Knows the Names of Shells, by Karen Paul Holmes
The Facts, by Patricia Hale
The Work in Progress, by Jonathan Greenhause
On Learning That My Daughter’s Rapist Has Been Taught to Write a Poem, by Katharyn Machan
A Body in Motion, by EM Jennings


Required Reading

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

The First 100 Words

by Stephen Parrish, with the editors of The Lascaux Review

The Nickel Boys

by Colson Whitehead

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

A Place So Deep Inside America It Can’t Be Seen

by Kari Gunter-Seymour

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele

The Geek’s Guide to the Writing Life: an Instructional Memoir for Prose Writers

by Stephanie Vanderslice