"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" has announced the winner of its three major genre prizes for Volume 63. The prizes in fiction, poetry and non-fiction are given for the best work in each of those genres for a volume year. Each prize is for $1000 dollars.
"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" is looking for Virginia poets to submit to the 2014 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets. This annual prize awards $500 to a writer born in or with current established residence in Virginia.
R.T. Smith's new book of poetry, "In the Night Orchard: New and Selected Poems" (Texas Review Press, 2014), reflects the arc of his exploration as a poet for the past 33 years, during which he has been acclaimed as "a 21st-century master" (David Huddle).
"Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review" (shenandoahliterary.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of William Wright as assistant editor.
"Church Retreat, 1975" by Emily Pease of Williamsburg, Va., won the 2014 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story, sponsored by "Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review."
Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee Literary Review is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Graybeal-Gowen Poetry Contest, the contest's sixth year. The winning poem, "London's Foundling Hospital" was written by Nancy Schoenberger of Williamsburg, Va.
Washington and Lee Writer-in-Residence R.T. Smith remembers the late Irish poet.
W&L writer-in-residence R. T. Smith has won the 2013 Carole Weinstein Prize in Poetry awarded each year to a poet with strong connections to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The winner of the 2013 Bevel Summers Prize for the Short Short Story is Seth Brady Tucker of Lafayette, Colo., for his narrative "Jigsaw."
R. T. Smith has been awarded the 2012-2013 Gerald T. Perkoff Prize in Poetry by "The Missouri Review" for his suite of poems, "Mary Lincoln Triptych."