Recent Contest Results

2019 Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction

Winner:

Candy: A Teenage Gospel, by Tommy Dean

Finalist:

Remains, by Maureen Simons

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2019 Lascaux Prize in Creative Nonfiction

Winner:

The Iranian Blue-Glazed Pottery, by Lynn Mundell

Finalists:

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

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2019 Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction

Winner:

Joshua, by Jordana Jacobs

Finalists:

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

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2019 Lascaux Prize in Poetry

Winner:

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

Finalists:

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

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Fireside
Required Reading
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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