Recent Contest Results

2021 Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction

Winner:

Some Things You’ll Do When You Would Rather Be Happy, by Laurie Marshall

Finalists:

Career Change, by Lisa K. Buchanan
Museum of Grand Gestures, by Danielle Claro
Paper Saints, by Tommy Dean
Letter to My Coroner, by Christina Litchfield
The Wild Plums Are Blooming, by Mark Schimmoeller

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2021 Lascaux Prize in Poetry

Winner:

Saving Sgt. Billings, by Kari Gunter-Seymour

Finalists:

Directions Back to Childhood, by Judith Waller Carroll
In Her Last Days, by Peter Dudley
Five Pieces to Assemble After the Quarantine, by Molly Lanzarotta
Gratitude, by Scudder Parker
The Poem of the World, by Scudder Parker
Pillow, by Claire Taylor
For an Osage Orange Tree (and the names she’ll answer to), by Angela Winsor

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2020 Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction

Winner:

Silent Night, by Mary Liza Hartong

Finalist:

The Noon Executions, by Susan Gelles

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2020 Lascaux Prize in Creative Nonfiction

Winner:

Playground Doctrine, by Myna Chang

Finalist:

My Stepmother, Myself, by Abi Stephenson

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It all began around a campfire…

Beautiful language

is meant to be heard as well as read, and in fact words were vocalized eons before they were ever committed to clay or parchment. Storytelling began around campfires. We seek prose and poetry that continues the tradition.

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