Sowing The Lit Field: The Zone 3 Blog

Zone 3 Contests

KELLY BEARD WINS 2017 CREATIVE NONFICTION BOOK AWARD

We are happy to announce that judge Janisse Ray has selected Kelly Beard's memoir, AN IMPERFECT RAPTURE, as the 2017 winner of the Zone 3 Press Creative Nonfiction Book Award. Kelly will receive $1,000, and her book will be published in the fall of 2018. 

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2017 Zone 3 Contest Award Winners

Zone 3 is pleased to announce the winners of our annual nonfiction, fiction, and poetry contests: Dan Beachy-Quick, for his essay “, Even" (Spring 2017); A.D. Lauren, for her poem “Hermeneutics of a 21-year-old's Death” (Fall 2017); and Yuly Restrepo, for her story “Morocho” (Spring 2017).

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Caitlin Weiss Orcutt Wins 2016 First Book Award for Poetry

We are happy to announce that judge Douglas Kearney has selected Cait Weiss Orcutt's manuscript VALLEYSPEAK as the 2016 winner of the Zone 3 Press First Book Award. Cait will receive $1,000, and her book will be published in the fall of 2017. Congratulations, Cait!

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2016 Zone 3 Contest Award Winners

Zone 3 is pleased to announce the winners of our annual nonfiction, fiction, and poetry contests

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