Orlando Prize Winners & Finalists Spring 2013

After reviewing all entries to the Orlando Prizes contest, we want to commend each and every writer who submitted. There were so many fabulous pieces with so much to say, and so many fresh and innovative ways of communicating your courageous material. We truly wish we could work with each of you to see these pieces come to publication. For now, let us just say, with deepest sincerity, well done, and keep going!

Orlando Poetry Prize

Abby Chew, “Storm”

Barbara Rockman, “Onto Her Tattooed Back, Bedtime Story I Tell My Daughter”
Jana Branch, The Trouble with Predicting the Apocalypse”
Rosa Lane, “The Pond”

Orlando Creative Nonfiction Prize

Bridgett Jensen, “Lift”

Marlene Samuels, “The Pretending Suitcase Game”
Malka Older, “El ahogado más hermoso del mundo”
Katherine Standefer, “Dear Husband,”

Orlando Short Fiction Prize

Katherine Van Dis, “Our Lady of Sorrows”

Sandra Graves, “Separation”
Mary Luttrell, “Elephant Falling”

Orlando Flash Fiction Prize

Helen Jones, “The Boardwalk, 1969”

Amanda Fletcher, “Right”

Congratulations to all our winners and finalists! Winning entries will be published in an upcoming issue of the Los Angeles Review.

Los Angeles Review


The Fall 2013 Orlando Cycle Begins April 15
Online Application Deadline July 31, 2013

Author: A Room of Her Own

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