To all Glass Mountain readers and friends, the 2017 Poetry and Prose Contest has come to an end. Our esteemed judges have declared winners, although one category has an unprecedented TWO winners this time around.
In nonfiction, judged by Kim Meyer, the winner is “Magical Boy with Bleeding Guts” by Alexander Castro.
For poetry, judged by Martha Serpas, the winner is “Urban Universality” by Gerald Smith.
And in fiction, judged by Antonya Nelson, we have two winners: “What We Do To Be New” by Jonah Brunet and “Counting Lights” by Fajer Khansa.
Thank you so much to everyone who submitted work; we loved reading it and can’t wait for next year’s contest! To read the winners’ work, keep an eye out for Glass Mountain volume 18, our tenth anniversary edition!