Recent Winners and Judges

Judge Tony Earley has selected a winner and named two finalists for the 2013 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize.

Winner:
Jill Rosenberg of Montclair, NJ for the story “The Logic of Imaginary Friends”

Finalists:
Dana Fitz Gale: “Jester”
Kathy Flann: “Show of Force”

Judge Martha Collins has selected a winner and named two finalists for the 2013 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize.

Winner:
Hadara Bar-Nadav of Kansas City, MO for the poem “Thumb”

Finalists:
Marc McKee: “What Isn’t Rubble”
Cate Lycurgus: “Love Poem with a Dropped Stitch”

Judge Lia Purpura has selected a winner and named two finalists for the 2013 Crazyhorse Nonfiction Prize.

Winner:
Jesse Donaldson of Portland, OR for the essay “Notes from a Congregant”

Finalists:
Samantha Simpson, “Blood Type”
Richard Terrill: “Who Was Bill Evans?”

Judge Joyce Carol Oates has selected a winner and named two finalists for the 2012 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize.

Winner:
Amina Gautier of Chicago, IL for the story “Candidate”

Finalists:
Nona Kennedy Carlson: “Shift”
Sarah Stone: “Rescue”

Judge Carl Phillips has selected a winner and named two finalists for the 2012 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize.

Winner:
Lo Kwa Mei-en of Austin, TX for the poem “Man O’ War”

Finalists:
Sarah Gridley: “Mirror, Plume by Plume”
Nadine Meyer: “Shadowbox”

2011 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Matthew Vollono, “Samaritan”

Judge:
Jaimy Gordon

2011 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Molly Bashaw, “There Were No Mirrors in That Farmhouse”

Judge:
Richard Jackson

2010 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Marjorie Celona, “All Galaxies Moving”

Judge:
Aimee Bender

2010 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Juliet Patterson, “Extinction Event”

Judge:
Larissa Szporluk

2009 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Elizabeth Oness, “Protect and Serve”

Judge:
Ann Patchett

2009 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Kary Wayson, “The Lives of the Artists”

Judge:
James Tate

2008 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, “Pertussis”

Judge:
Ha Jin

2008 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Jeff Walker, “Itchy Is As Scratchy Does”

Judge:
Billy Collins

2007 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Karen Brown, “Galatea”

Judge:
Antonya Nelson

2007 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Jude Nutter, “Frank O’Hara in Paradise”

Judge:
Marvin Bell

2006 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Steve Mitchel, “Dog People”

Judge:
Dan Chaon

2006 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Kerri Webster, “If We Are Pretty Ghosts. Hammered In”

Judge:
Dean Young

2005 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Sean Aden Lovelace, “John McEnroe Visits Seven Months”

Judge:
T. M. McNally

2005 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Cameron K. Gearen, “Right to Remain”

Judge:
Albert Goldbarth

2004 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Garnett Kilberg Cohen, “Second Sight”

Judge:
Diana Abu-Jaber

2004 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Angie DeCola, “Order and Progress in the Man-made World”

Judge:
Nance Van Winckel

2003 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
CB Anderson, “A Brief History of the Sea”

Judge:
Michael Martone

2003 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Lilly Roberts, “Portrait on the Interior”

Judge:
Dara Wier

2002 Crazyhorse Fiction Prize

Winner:
Anthony Varallo, “Sunday Wash”

Judge:
Charles Baxter

2002 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize

Winner:
Nathan Hoks, “Cicadas And,” “The Distraction of Wonder,” and “To His Mistress Going to Bed”

Judge:
Mary Ruefle