Contests: Raymond Carver | Esoteric Awards
ARCHIVES: 2007 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest
Many thanks to judge Ben Fountain for his time and efforts in choosing the top three winners.
The winning stories and the two Editor’s Choice stories are available to read in the Winter 2007 issue.
1st Place, $1000 Prize
“Agashi” by AC Koch
2nd Place, $500 Prize
“Summit” by Julia Gordon-Bramer
3rd Place, $250 Prize
“One Hundred Santas” by Liz Skillman
Lauren Faulkberry - “The Fire Eater”
Deivis Garcia - “Word is Bond”
Andrew Howard - “The Pull, The Weight”
Michael Schiavone - “The Kind You Can’t Take Aspirin For”
Midge Raymond - “Lost Art”
Sally Bellerose - “The Summer of ‘68”
Steve Young - “Wasps”
James Sievert - “The Man Who Would Sing”
2007 Guest Judge: Ben Fountain
Ben Fountain’s fiction has appeared in Zoetrope, Harper’s, and The Paris Review. He is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize and two Pushcart Prizes. His short story collection, Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, earned him the 2007 PEN/Hemingway Award for distinguished first book of fiction.