2020 Contest Winners & Finalists


GEARHART POETRY CONTEST Judged by Kaveh Akbar

——— contest winner ——— Hajjar Baban, Words I First Used in Poetry

——— finalists ——— Kemi Alabi and Tarik Dobbs


THE WORLD’S BEST SHORT-SHORT STORY Judged by Robert Olen Butler

——— contest winner ——— Lauren Green, Instructions for Lovers

——— finalist ——— Amina Gautier, Mean to Me


THE NED STUCKEY-FRENCH NONFICTION CONTEST Judged by Gilbert King

——— contest winner ——— N.R. Robinson, Junior Village

——— finalist——— Kristine Jepsen, Hallowed


THE SOUTHEAST REVIEW ART CONTEST Judged by Gosia ——— contest winner———

Jacqueline Tse, Death by Sugar