2020 Contest Winners


Our warmest thanks to all who submitted to the Southeast Review's 2020 contests in art, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry! We're thrilled to share the results with you here. The titled pieces below will be published in the Southeast Review Vol. 39.1, Spring 2021.

"The Kiss" by Jacqueline Tse, porcelain


The Gearhart Poetry Prize

Judged by Kaveh Akbar

Winner

“Word I First Used in Poetry” by Hajjar Baban

Finalists

Kemi Alabi

Tarik Dobbs

Semifinalists

Kelli Russell Agodon

Arman Avasia

Despy Boutris

C. Sinclaire Brown

Em Dial

Kelly Houle

Joseph Gunho Jang

Justin Jannise

Ae Hee Lee

Grace Shuyi Liew

Shawna Rodenberg

Maggie Sarsfield

Jaz Sufi

The World’s Best Short-Short Story

Judged by Robert Olen Butler

Winner

“Instructions for Lovers” by Lauren Green

Finalist

“Mean to Me” by Amina Gautier

Semifinalists

Rachel Attias

Leonora Desar Bruce Geddes

Ingrid Jendrzejewski

Mark Keats

Mark Wagenaar

Jessica Walters

The Ned Stuckey-French Nonfiction Contest

Judged by Gilbert King

Winner

“Junior Village” by N. R. Robinson

Finalist

“Hallowed” by Kristine Jepsen

Semifinalists

Hannah Barbosa Cesnik

Georgia Cloepfil

The Southeast Review Art Contest

Judged by Gosia

Winner

“Death by Sugar” porcelain sculpture series by Jacqueline Tse

Finalists

Kathryn Czaplicki

Tom Jessen

Danielle Klebes

Mad Luellen

Amuri Morris

Sam Nakahira

Corran Shrimpton

Jiannan Wu

Yumi Yamazaki

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