Recent Winners

Academy of American Poets
Walt Whitman Award
Sjohnna McCray of Savannah won the 2015 Walt Whitman Award for his poetry collection, Rapture. He received $5,000; a six-week all-expenses-paid residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Umbria, Italy; and publication of his book by Graywolf Press in 2016. Copies of his book will be distributed to members of the Academy of American Poets. Tracy K. Smith judged. The annual award is given to a poet who has not published a poetry collection in a standard edition. The next deadline is November 15.
Academy of American Poets, Walt Whitman Award, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038. (212) 274-0343, ext. 13. Patricia Guzman, Programs Assistant.
awards@poets.org
www.poets.org/academy-american-poets/prizes/walt-whitman-award

American Academy of Arts and Letters
Literature Awards
Fourteen writers received awards in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Arts and Letters Awards in Literature, which honor writers of exceptional talent, were given to poets Vijay Seshadri of New York City and Jeffrey Skinner of Louisville, Kentucky; nonfiction writer Glenn Greenwald of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and translators Ann Goldstein of New York City and Ibrahim Muhawi of Eugene, Oregon. They each received $10,000. Fiction writer Cormac McCarthy of Tesque, New Mexico, received the $25,000 Award of Merit Medal, given annually to a novelist. Fiction writer Zachary Lazar of New Orleans received the $20,000 John Updike Award, given annually to a midcareer writer whose work has demonstrated consistent excellence. Fiction writer Adam Thirlwell of London received the $20,000 E. M. Forster Award, given annually to a young writer from the United Kingdom or Ireland for a stay in the United States; Salman Rushdie and Colm Tóibín judged. Nonfiction writer John Lahr of London received the $20,000 Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award, given annually to a writer whose work merits recognition for the quality of its prose style. Fiction writer Amy Rowland of New York City received the $10,000 Addison M. Metcalf Ward, given annually to a young writer of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or drama. Tiphanie Yanique of New York City won the $10,000 Rosenthal Family Foundation Award for her novel, Land of Love and Drowning (Riverhead, 2014). The annual award honors a book published in the previous year. Michael Carroll of New York City received the $5,000 Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction for his short story collection, Little Reef and Other Stories (University of Wisconsin Press, 2014). The annual award honors a first work of fiction published in the previous year. Fiction writers Will Boast of Chicago and New York City, and Lysley Tenorio of San Francisco each received a Rome Fellowship in Literature and will spend a year in residence at the American Academy in Rome. The annual awards are given by members of the Academy; this year’s selection committee included John Guare, the late Philip Levine, the late Mark Strand, Joy Williams, and Charles Wright. There is no application process.
American Academy of Arts and Letters, 633 West 155th Street, New York, NY 10032. (212) 368-5900.
academy@artsandletters.org
www.artsandletters.org

American Literary Review
Literary Awards
Michelle Y. Burke of New York City won the 2014 American Literary Review award in poetry for her poem "Not by Extraordinary Means." Sharon Solwitz of Chicago won the award in short fiction for her story "Magnify, Sanctify." Raphael Dagold of Salt Lake City won the award in creative nonfiction for his essay "Blackout." They each received $1,000, and their winning pieces were published in American Literary Review. Dan Beachy-Quick judged in poetry, Padma Viswanathan judged in fiction, and Jo Ann Beard judged in creative nonfiction. The annual awards are given for a poem, a short story, and an essay. The next deadline is October 1.
American Literary Review, Literary Awards, P.O. Box 311307, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76204.
www.americanliteraryreview.com

American Poetry Review
Honickman First Book Prize
Alicia Jo Rabins of Portland, Oregon, won the 18th annual APR/Honickman First Book Prize for her poetry collection, Divinity School. She received $3,000, and her collection will be published in September by American Poetry Review with distribution by Copper Canyon Press through Consortium. C. D. Wright judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection by a writer who has not published a book of poems. The next deadline is October 31.
American Poetry Review, Honickman First Book Prize, 320 South Broad Street, Hamilton #313, Philadelphia, PA 19102.
www.aprweb.org

A Room of Her Own Foundation
Orlando Prizes
Four writers received the Fall 2014 Orlando Prizes. They are Denise Leto of Oakland, California, for her poem "Lake as Body"; Michelle Wright of Eltham, Australia, for her short story "Moon Shiny Night"; Lisa Nikolidakis of Newburgh, Indiana, for her short short story "The Spinning Field"; and Julia Laxer of Portland, Oregon, for her essay "Letter to My Sister in a Mental Hospital." They each received $1,000, and their winning works were published in Los Angeles Review. Cheryl Clark judged in poetry; Vanessa Diffenbaugh judged in short fiction; Kristen Wolf judged in short short fiction; and Deborah Feldman judged in creative nonfiction. The awards are given twice yearly for a poem, a short story, a short short story, and an essay by a woman writer. (See Deadlines.)
A Room of Her Own Foundation, Orlando Prizes, P.O. Box 778, Placitas, NM 87043. (505) 867-5373. Tracey Cravens-Gras, Associate Director.
tracey@aroho.org
www.aroho.org

Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Meringoff Awards
James Najarian of Boston won the Meringoff Award in poetry for a group of poems. Marlene Veloso of New York City won the award in fiction for her novel excerpt "The Return of J Walker." Michelle Chikaonda of Philadelphia won the award in nonfiction for her essay "Mine." They each received $2,000 and publication in the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers journal, Literary Imagination, or its newsletter, Literary Matters. David Curzon and Greg Delanty judged in poetry; Lee Oser judged in fiction; Diana Senechal and Ernest Suarez judged in nonfiction. The annual awards are given for a group of poems, a short story, and an essay. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers, Meringoff Awards, 650 Beacon Street, Suite 510, Boston, MA 02215.
www.alscw.org

Augsburg College
Howling Bird Press Literary Prize
Marci Vogel of Los Angeles won the inaugural Howling Bird Press Poetry Prize for her collection At the Border of Wilshire & Nobody. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by Howling Bird Press in the fall. The editors judged. The annual award is given in rotating years for a poetry collection, a short story collection or novel, and a work of nonfiction. The fiction prize deadline has passed; as of this writing, the deadline for the 2016 nonfiction prize has not been set.
Augsburg College, Howling Bird Press Literary Prize, MFA in Creative Writing, Graduate Studies Department, 2211 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55455. (507) 381-3253.
www.augsburg.edu/mfa/howling-bird-press

Austrian Cultural Forum New York
Translation Prize
Tess Lewis of Bronxville, New York, won the 2015 Translation Prize for her translation-in-progress from the German of Maja Haderlap's novel Angel of Oblivion. She received $5,000. The biennial award is given for a translation into English of a work of Austrian poetry or prose published after 1945. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Austrian Cultural Forum New York, Translation Prize, 11 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10022. (212) 319-5300.
translation@acfny.org
www.acfny.org

Barnes & Noble
Discover Awards
Evie Wyld
of London won the 2014 Discover Award in Fiction for her novel All the Birds, Singing (Knopf). She received $10,000. Molly Antopol of San Francisco won the $5,000 second-place prize for her short story collection, The UnAmericans (Norton), and Arna Bontemps Hemenway of Waco, Texas, won the $2,500 third-place prize for his short story collection, Elegy on Kinderklavier (Sarabande Books). Chris Adrian, Anne Cherian, and Sheri Holman judged. Bryce Andrews of Missoula, Montana, won the $10,000 Discover Award in Nonfiction for his memoir, Badluck Way (Simon & Schuster). Caitlin Doughty of Los Angeles won the $5,000 second-place prize for her memoir, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Norton), and Will Harlan of Asheville, North Carolina, won the $2,500 third-place prize for his biography, Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island (Grove Atlantic). Malcolm Jones, Pagan Kennedy, and Héctor Tobar judged. The annual awards are given for works of fiction and nonfiction featured in Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers program during the previous year. There is no application process.
Barnes & Noble, 122 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011. (212) 633-4067. Miwa Messer, Director.
mmesser@bn.com
www.barnesandnoble.com/discover

Bauhan Publishing
May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize
Deborah Gorlin of Amherst, Massachusetts, won the 2014 May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize for her poetry collection Life of the Garment. She received $1,000, and her book was published by Bauhan Publishing. Gary Margolis judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. The 2015 deadline has passed; as of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Bauhan Publishing, May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize, P.O. Box 117, Peterborough, NH 03458.
(603) 567-4430.
www.bauhanpublishing.com/contest

Blue Metropolis
International Literary Grand Prize
Nancy Huston of Paris won the 16th annual Blue Metropolis International Literary Grand Prize. Huston, whose most recent work is the novel Bad Girl (Actes Sud, 2014), received $10,000 Canadian (approximately $8,300) and travel expenses to participate in the 2015 Blue Metropolis Literary Festival in Montreal. Zsuzsi Gartner, Guylaine Massoutre, Terry Rigelhof, and Sean Wilson judged. The annual award honors the lifetime literary achievement of a poet, a fiction writer, or a creative nonfiction writer. There is no application process.
Premio Metropolis Azul Literary Prize
Junot Díaz
of Boston won the third annual Premio Metropolis Azul Literary Prize for his short story collection This Is How You Lose Her (Riverhead Books, 2012). He received $5,000 Canadian (approximately $4,150) and travel expenses to participate in the 2015 Blue Metropolis Literary Festival in Montreal. Ingrid Bejerman, Gregory McCormick, Ruth Shine, and Ginny Stikeman judged. The annual award is given for a work of fiction written in English, French, or Spanish that explores some aspect of Hispanophone culture or history. There is no application process.
Words to Change Prize
Gene Luen Yang of San Francisco won the inaugural Words to Change Prize for his graphic novels Boxers & Saints (First Second Books, 2013) and The Shadow Hero (First Second Books, 2014). He received $5,000 Canadian (approximately $4,150) and travel expenses to participate in the 2015 Blue Metropolis Literary Festival in Montreal. The annual award is given for one or more works of fiction or nonfiction that promote the values of multiculturalism and linguistic, ethnic, or religious diversity. There is no application process.
First Peoples Literary Prize
Annharte of Winnipeg, Canada, won the inaugural First Peoples Literary Prize for her poetry collection Indigena Awry (New Star Books, 2012). She received $5,000 Canadian (approximately $4,150) and travel expenses to participate in the 2015 Blue Metropolis Literary Festival in Montreal. Taiaiake Alfred, Gregory McCormick, Andrew Stobo Sniderman, Loretta Todd, and Richard Van Camp judged. The annual award is given for a work by a writer who is First Nations, Métis, or Inuit of Canada. There is no application process.
Blue Metropolis, 661 Rose de Lima Street, Suite 201, Montreal QC H4C 2L7, Canada. (514) 932-1112.
info@bluemetropolis.org
www.bluemetropolis.org

Carlow University
Patricia Dobler Poetry Award
Wendy Miles of Lynchburg, Virginia, won the 2014 Patricia Dobler Poetry Award for her poem "Float." She received $1,000, an all-expenses-paid trip to Carlow University in Pittsburgh to give a public reading, and publication of her winning poem in Voices From the Attic. Yona Harvey judged. The annual award, valued at $2,000, is given to a woman poet over 40 who has not published a book in any genre. (See Deadlines.)
Carlow University, Patricia Dobler Poetry Award, c/o Jan Beatty, Director of Creative Writing, 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. (412) 578-6346. Sarah Williams-Devereux, Contact.
sewilliams412@carlow.edu
www.carlow.edu/Dobler_Poetry_Award.aspx

Centenary College of Louisiana
John William Corrington Award
Amy Hempel of Gainesville, Florida, won the 2014–2015 John William Corrington Award for Literary Excellence. Hempel, whose most recent book is The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel (Scribner, 2006), received $2,000 and a bronze medal. The annual award is given to recognize a career of dedication to literary excellence. There is no application process.
Centenary College of Louisiana, English Department, Shreveport, LA 71134. (318) 869-5085. David Havird, Coordinator.
www.centenary.edu/academics/english/corrington

Center for Literary Publishing
Colorado Prize for Poetry
Stephanie Lenox of Salem, Oregon, won the 21st annual Colorado Prize for Poetry for The Business. She received $2,000, and her collection will be published in November by the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University. Laura Kasischke judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. The next deadline is January 14, 2016.
Center for Literary Publishing, Colorado Prize for Poetry, Colorado State University, 9105 Campus Delivery, Ft. Collins, CO 80523. (970) 491-5449. Stephanie G'Schwind, Director.
coloradoprize.colostate.edu

Claremont Graduate University
Tufts Poetry Awards
Angie Estes of Urbana, Illinois, won the 23rd annual Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for her collection Enchantée (Oberlin College Press, 2013). She received $100,000 and a weeklong appointment as poet-in-residence at Claremont Graduate University. The annual award is given for a book of poetry by a midcareer poet published in the previous year. Brandon Som of Los Angeles won the 22nd annual Kate Tufts Discovery Award for his collection, The Tribute Horse (Nightboat Books, 2014). He received $10,000. The annual award is given for a first book of poetry published in the previous year. The judges for both awards were David Barber, Stephen Burt, Kate Gale, Wendy Martin, and Chase Twichell. The next deadline is July 1, 2016. 
Claremont Graduate University, Tufts Poetry Awards, 160 East 10th Street, Harper East B7, Claremont, CA 91711. (909) 621-8974.
tufts@cgu.edu
www.cgu.edu/tufts

Cleveland Foundation
Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
Jericho Brown of Atlanta and Marilyn Chin of San Diego won the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards in poetry. Brown won for his collection The New Testament (Copper Canyon Press), and Chin won for her collection Hard Love Province (Norton). Marlon James of Minneapolis won in fiction for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings (Riverhead Books). Richard S. Dunn of Philadelphia won in nonfiction for A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia (Harvard University Press). Rita Dove, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Joyce Carol Oates, Steven Pinker, and Simon Schama judged. The annual awards are given to honor books of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction published in the previous year that "contribute to society's understanding of racism and our appreciation of cultural diversity." The next deadline is December 31.
Cleveland Foundation, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1300, Cleveland, OH 44115. (216) 861-2018. Karen R. Long, Contact.
klong@clevefdn.org
www.anisfield-wolf.org

Codhill Press
Poetry Award
Sonia Greenfield of Los Angeles won the 2014 Codhill Poetry Award for Boy with a Halo at the Farmer's Market. She received $1,000, publication of her book by Codhill Press, and 25 author copies. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. The next deadline is December 10.
Codhill Press, Poetry Award, P.O. Box 280, Bloomington, NY 12411. Pauline Uchmanowicz, Contest Coordinator.
www.codhill.com

Dogfish Head Brewery
Poetry Prize
Lucian Mattison of Norfolk, Virginia, won the 2014 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize for Peregrine Nation. He received $500, publication by Broadkill River Press, and two cases of Dogfish Head beer. Gerry LaFemina, Diane Lockward, and Larry Woiwode judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection written by a poet living in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C., or West Virginia. (See Deadlines.)
Dogfish Head Brewery, Poetry Prize, c/o Broadkill River Press, P.O. Box 63, Milton, DE 19963. Linda Blaskey, Contact.
dogfishheadpoetryprize@earthlink.net
www.thebroadkillriverpress.com

Fence Books
Modern Prize in Prose
Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger of New York City won the 2015 Fence Modern Prize in Prose for their novel OS Grabeland. They received $1,500, and their book will be published by Fence Books in Spring 2016. Lynne Tillman judged. The biennial award is given for a book of prose. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Fence Books, Modern Prize in Prose, University at Albany, Science Library 320, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222. Rebecca Wolff, Editor.
www.fenceportal.org

Fish Publishing
Short Memoir Prize
Wendell Hawken of Boyce, Virginia, won the 2015 Short Memoir Prize for “Throat of Mornings.” She received €1,000 (approximately $1,379) and publication in the 2015 Fish Anthology. Carmen Bugan judged. The annual award is given for an essay. The next deadline is January 31, 2016.
Fish Publishing, Short Memoir Prize, Durrus, Bantry, County Cork, Ireland. Clem Cairns, Editor.
info@fishpublishing.com
www.fishpublishing.com

Fourteen Hills Press
Gina Berriault Award
Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewki of Chicago won the 2015 Gina Berriault Award. Galaviz-Budziszewki, whose most recent book is the short story collection Painted City (McSweeney's, 2014), received $1,000 and will be published and interviewed in Issue 22.1 of Fourteen Hills. Peter Orner judged. The annual prize is given to a fiction writer "with a love of storytelling and a commitment to helping young writers." There is no application process.
Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award
Sylvia Telfer of Rutherglen, Scotland, won the 2015 Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award for her poem "The Bronze Glass of Isa Bell." She received $500, and her poem will be published in Issue 21.2 of Fourteen Hills. Chet Wiener judged. The annual award is given for a poem with an inventive spirit. The next deadline is January 15, 2016.
Fourteen Hills Press, San Francisco State University, Creative Writing Department, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94123.
14hills.net

Friends of American Writers
Literary Awards
Celeste Ng of Cambridge, Massachusetts, won the 2015 Friends of American Writers Literary Award in fiction for her novel, Everything I Never Told You (Penguin Press). Stuart Rojstaczer of Palo Alto, California, and Rebecca Rotert of Omaha, Nebraska, won second-place prizes. Rojstaczer won for his novel, The Mathematician's Shiva (Penguin Books) and Rotert won for her novel, Last Night at the Blue Angel (William Morrow). They each received $1,000. The annual awards are given for first, second, or third books of fiction or creative nonfiction published in the previous year by Midwest writers or that are set in the Midwest. The next deadline for nominations is December 10.
Friends of American Writers, Literary Awards, 474 Stagecoach Run, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137.
www.fawchicago.org/awards.php

The Frost Place
Chapbook Contest
Anders Carlson-Wee of Edina, Minnesota, won the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Contest, sponsored by Bull City Press, for Dynamite. He received a fellowship of approximately $1,500 to attend the Poetry Seminar at the Frost Place; a weeklong residency at Robert Frost's former home in Franconia, New Hampshire; a $250 stipend; and publication of his chapbook by Bull City Press. Jennifer Grotz judged. The annual award is given for a poetry chapbook. The next deadline is December 31.
Dartmouth Poet-in-Residence Award
Todd Hearon of Exeter, New Hampshire, won the 2015 Dartmouth Poet-in-Residence award. He received $2,000; a six- to eight-week residency at Robert Frost's former home in Franconia, New Hampshire; and an invitation to read at the Frost Place and Dartmouth College. The annual award is given to a poet who has published at least one poetry collection. The next deadline is December 31.
The Frost Place, P.O. Box 74, Franconia, NH 03580. (603) 823-5510. Sarah Audsley, Program Coordinator.
saudsley@frostplace.org
www.frostplace.org

Glimmer Train Press
Very Short Fiction Award
Christa Romanosky of Pittsburgh won the Very Short Fiction Award for "Every Shape That the Moon Makes." She received $1,500, and her story will be published in Issue 96 of Glimmer Train Stories. The editors judged. The award is given quarterly for a short story of up to 3,000 words. (See Deadlines.)
Short Story Award for New Writers
Julia Strayer of Wilton, Connecticut, won the Short Story Award for New Writers for "Bright and Bleached." She received $1,500, and her story will be published in Issue 96 of Glimmer Train Stories. The editors judged. The award is given quarterly for a short story by a writer whose fiction has not appeared in a print publication with a circulation over 5,000. (See Deadlines.)
Glimmer Train Press, 4763 SW Maplewood Road, P.O. Box 80430, Portland, OR 97280. (503) 221-0836. Susan Burmeister-Brown and Linda Swanson-Davies, Coeditors.
www.glimmertrain.com

Great Lakes Colleges Association
New Writers Awards
Tarfia Faizullah of Detroit won the 2015 New Writers Award in poetry for her collection, Seam (Southern Illinois University Press, 2014). David James Poissant of Orlando, Florida, won in fiction for his short story collection, The Heaven of Animals (Simon & Schuster, 2014). Angela Pelster of Baltimore won in creative nonfiction for her essay collection, Limber (Sarabande Books, 2014). The winners will give readings, meet with students, and lead classes at several of the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s 13 member colleges, each of which pays an honorarium of at least $500. Kazim Ali, Diane Seuss, and Ann Townsend judged in poetry; David Crouse, Robert Olmstead, and Joann Quiñones judged in fiction; Daniel Bourne and Katharine Weber judged in creative nonfiction. The annual awards are given for first books of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. (See Deadlines.)
Great Lakes Colleges Association, New Writers Awards, 535 West William Street, Suite 301, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Gregory Wegner, Director of Program Development.
wegner@glca.org
www.glca.org/programs/new-writers-award

GrubStreet
Book Prize
Josh Weil of Nevada City, California, won the 2015 Book Prize in Fiction for The Great Glass Sea (Grove Atlantic, 2014). He received $5,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Boston to give a reading and teach a craft class at the Muse and the Marketplace Literary Conference in May 2015. Sigrid Nunez judged. The award was given in alternating years for a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction by a writer who had published at least one previous book. The prize has been discontinued.
GrubStreet, 162 Boylston Street #5, Boston, MA 02116. (617) 695-0075. Christopher Castellani, Artistic Director.
info@grubstreet.org
www.grubstreet.org

Gulf Coast
Prize in Translation
Kristin Dykstra of Colchester, Vermont, won the 2015 Prize in Translation for her translation from the Spanish of poems from The World As Presence by Marcelo Morales. She received $1,000, and her translations will be published in the Summer/Fall 2015 issue of Gulf Coast. Jen Hofer judged. The annual award is given for a work of translation into English and alternates between poetry and prose. (See Deadlines.)
Gulf Coast, Prize in Translation, University of Houston, English Department, Houston, TX 77204. (713) 743-3223. Adrienne Perry, Editor.
editors@gulfcoastmag.org
www.gulfcoastmag.org

Indiana Review
"1/2 K" Prize
Amy Woolard of Charlottesville, Virginia, won the 2014 "1/2 K" Prize for her poem "The Girl Next Door to the Girl Next Door." She received $1,000, and her piece was published in Indiana Review. Carol Guess judged. The annual award is given for a poem or a piece of flash fiction or nonfiction. (See Deadlines.)
Indiana Review, "1/2 K" Prize, Indiana University, Ballantine Hall 529, 1020 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405. Britt Ashley, Editor.
indianareview.org

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Writing Fellowships
Thirty-two writers received 2015 Guggenheim Fellowships in creative writing and translation. The ten fellows in poetry are Dan Beachy-Quick of Fort Collins, Colorado; Matthew Dickman of Portland, Oregon; Thomas Sayers Ellis of Missoula, Montana; Gregory Fraser of Carrollton, Georgia; Cathy Park Hong, Joshua Mehigan, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips, all of New York City; Cate Marvin of Maplewood, New Jersey; Bernadette Mayer of East Nassau, New York; and Christina Pugh of Evanston, Illinois. In fiction, the ten fellows are Jeffery Renard Allen, Rivka Galchen, and Akhil Sharma, all of New York City; Maud Casey of Washington, D.C.; Vikram Chandra and Anthony Marra of Oakland, California; Percival Everett of Los Angeles; Mary Beth Keane of Pearl River, New York; Anne Michaels of Toronto; and Kevin Powers of Richmond, Virginia. In creative nonfiction, the ten fellows are Meghan Daum, Alex Ross, and David L. Ulin, all of Los Angeles; Alison Hawthorne Deming of Tucson, Arizona; Melissa Fay Greene of Atlanta; Thomas Healy and Patricia Marx of New York City; Barbara Hurd of Frostburg, Maryland; David Lazar of Chicago; and Christine Montross of Barrington, Rhode Island. In translation, the two fellows are Ross Benjamin of Nyack, New York, and Tess Lewis of Bronxville, New York. The annual fellowships are approximately $50,000 each, and are awarded in recognition of “achievement and exceptional promise.” The next deadline is September 18.
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Writing Fellowships, 90 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016. (212) 687-4470.
fellowships@gf.org
www.gf.org

Langum Charitable Trust
Prize for American Historical Fiction
Kimberly Elkins of Cambridge, Massachusetts, won the 2014 David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction for her novel, What is Visible (Twelve). She received $1,000. The annual award is given for a work of fiction published in the previous year that "helps to make the rich history of America accessible to the general reader." The next deadline is December 1.
Langum Charitable Trust, Prize for American Historical Fiction, 2809 Berkeley Drive, Birmingham, AL 35242.
langumtrust@gmail.com
www.langumtrust.org

Library of Congress
Witter Bynner Fellowships
Poets Emily Fragos of New York City and Bobby C. Rogers of Memphis won 2015 Witter Bynner Fellowships. They each received $10,000 and gave a reading at the Library of Congress. Poet Laureate Charles Wright judged. The annual awards are given to poets to support the writing of poetry. There is no application process.
Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. 20540.
www.loc.gov

Literal Latté
Ames Essay Award
Amy Glynn of Lafayette, California, won the 2014 Ames Essay Award for “Apple.” She received $1,000, and her essay was published in Literal Latté. The editors judged. The annual award is given for an essay. The next deadline is September 30.
Literal Latté, Ames Essay Award, 200 East 10th Street, Suite 240, New York, NY 10003. (212) 260-5532. Jenine Gordon Bockman, Editor.
litlatte@aol.com 

www.literal-latte.com

Lynx House Press
Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry
Prartho Sereno of San Anselmo, California, won the 2014 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry for her poetry collection Elephant Raga. She received $2,000 and publication of her book by Lynx House Press. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Lynx House Press, Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry, P.O. Box 940, Spokane, WA 99210. (509) 624-4894. Christopher Howell, Editor.
lynxhousepress@gmail.com
www.lynxhousepress.org

Measure Press
Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award
Marty Steyer of Bainbridge Island, Washington, won the 2014 Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award for "Caliban is Not." He received $1,000 and publication of his poem in Measure: A Review of Formal Poetry. R. S. Gwynn judged. The annual award is given for a sonnet. The next deadline is November 15.
Measure Press, Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award, 21 Osborn Terrace, Wayne, NY 07470.
theformalist.evansville.edu/contest.html

Michigan Quarterly Review
Literary Prizes
Courtney Sender of Montvale, New Jersey, won the 37th annual Lawrence Foundation Prize for her short story "We Can Practice Starts," which appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review. She received $1,000. The journal's editorial board judged. Haesong Kwon of Stillwater, Oklahoma, won the 13th annual Laurence Goldstein Poetry Prize for his poem "Epistle," which appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review. He received $500. Khaled Mattawa judged. The annual awards are given for a short story and a poem published in Michigan Quarterly Review during the previous year. There is no application process.
Page Davidson Clayton Prize
Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren of Shaker Heights, Ohio, won the sixth annual Page Davidson Clayton Prize for Emerging Poets for her poem "The Astronaut 512 Miles from Earth," which appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review. She received $500. The editors judged. The annual award is given for a poem or group of poems published in Michigan Quarterly Review by a poet who has not published a book at the time of publication in the journal. There is no application process.
Michigan Quarterly Review, 0576 Rackham Building, 915 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. (734) 764-9265. Vicki Lawrence, Managing Editor.
www.michiganquarterlyreview.com

Missouri Review
Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prizes
Three writers won 2014 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prizes. Alexandra Teague of Moscow, Idaho, won in poetry for a group of poems; Rachel Swearingen of Minneapolis won in fiction for her story "How to Walk on Water;" and Andrew Cohen of Portland, Oregon, won in creative nonfiction for his essay "Ronaldo." They each received $5,000. The annual awards are given for a group of poems, a story, and an essay. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Missouri Review, Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prizes, University of Missouri, 357 McReynolds Hall, Columbia, MO 65211.
www.missourireview.com

National Book Critics Circle
Book Awards
Claudia Rankine of Claremont, California, received the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry for her collection Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf Press). The finalists were Saeed Jones of New York City for Prelude to Bruise (Coffee House Press); Willie Perdomo of New York City for The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon (Penguin Books); Christian Wiman of New Haven, Connecticut, for Once in the West (Farrar, Straus and Giroux); and the late Jake Adam York for Abide (Southern Illinois University Press). Marilynne Robinson of Iowa City received the fiction award for her novel Lila (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). The finalists were Rabih Alameddine of San Francisco and Beirut, Lebanon, for his novel An Unnecessary Woman (Grove Press); Marlon James of Minneapolis for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings (Riverhead Books); Lily King of Yarmouth, Maine, for her novel Euphoria (Atlantic Monthly Press); and Chang-rae Lee of Princeton, New Jersey, for his novel On Such a Full Sea (Riverhead Books). Roz Chast of Ridgefield, Connecticut, received the autobiography award for her graphic memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (Bloomsbury). The finalists were Blake Bailey of Portsmouth, Virginia, for The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait (Norton); Lacy M. Johnson of Houston, Texas, for The Other Side (Tin House); Gary Shteyngart of New York City for Little Failure (Random House); and Meline Toumani of New York City for There Was and There Was Not (Metropolitan Books). The National Book Critics Circle, a professional organization composed of 700 book critics and reviewers from across the country, annually honors books of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction published in the previous year. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
John Leonard Prize
Phil Klay of New York City won the 2015 John Leonard Award for his short story collection, Redeployment (Penguin Press). The annual award is given for a first book in any genre. There is no application process.
National Book Critics Circle, 160 Varick Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10013.
info@bookcritics.org
bookcritics.org

North Carolina Writers' Network
Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize
Mesha Maren of Alderson, West Virginia, won the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize for her short story "Chokedamp." She received $1,000, and her story will be published in Thomas Wolfe Review. Lee Smith judged. The annual award is given for a short story. The next deadline is January 30, 2016.
North Carolina Writers' Network, Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, P.O. Box 21591, Winston-Salem, NC 27120. (336) 293-8844. Ed Southern, Executive Director.
www.ncwriters.org

Off the Grid Press
Poetry Prize
Dicko King of Phoenix won the 2014 Off the Grid Press Poetry Prize for his collection Doggerland: An Ancestral Chronicle. He received $1,000, and his book was published by Off the Grid Press. Tam Lin Neville and Bert Stern judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection by a poet over the age of 60. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Off the Grid Press, Poetry Prize, 24 Quincy Street, Somerville, MA 02143. (617) 629-2541. Tam Lin Neville, Coeditor.
offthegridpress@gmail.com
offthegridpress.net

Orison Books
Poetry Prize
J. Scott Brownlee of New York City won the 2015 Orison Poetry Prize for his collection Requiem for Used Ignition Cap. He received $1,500, and his book will be published by Orison Books in November. C. Dale Young judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. The next deadline is February 15, 2016.
Orison Books, Poetry Prize, P.O. Box 8385, Asheville, NC 28814. Luke Hankins, Editor.
www.orisonbooks.com

PEN Center USA
Emerging Voices Fellowships
Five writers received 2015 Emerging Voices Fellowships from PEN Center USA. They are poets Oktavi Allison of Inglewood, California, and Nancy Lynée Woo of Long Beach, California; and fiction writers Kenneth D. Capers, Michelle Meyers, and Erik Rodgers, all of Los Angeles. They each received $1,000, and will participate in a mentorship with a professional writer, two public readings, and other programming in Los Angeles. The annual awards are given to emerging poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. (See Deadlines.)
PEN Center USA, Emerging Voices Fellowships, 8549 Wilshire Boulevard #355, Beverly Hills, CA 90211. (424) 354-0483. Libby Flores, Program Manager.
ev@penusa.org
www.penusa.org/programs/emerging-voices

PEN/Faulkner Foundation
Award for Fiction
Atticus Lish of New York City won the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for his novel, Preparation for the Next Life (Tyrant Books). He received $15,000. The finalists were Jeffery Renard Allen of New York City for his novel Song of the Shank (Graywolf Press); Jennifer Clement of Mexico City for her novel Prayers for the Stolen (Hogarth); Emily St. John Mandel of New York City for her novel Station Eleven (Knopf); and Jenny Offill of New York City for her novel Dept. of Speculation (Knopf). They each received $5,000. Alexander Chee, Marc Fitten, and Deirdre McNamer judged. The annual award is given for a work of fiction by a U.S. writer published in the previous year. The next deadline is October 31.
PEN/Faulkner Foundation, Award for Fiction, 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, D.C. 20003. (202) 898-9063.
awards@penfaulkner.org
www.penfaulkner.org

Persea Books
Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry
Kimberly Grey of Menlo Park, California, won the 2015 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry for The Opposite of Light. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by Persea Books. She also received an all-expenses-paid residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center, an artists retreat in Umbria, Italy. The annual award is given for a poetry collection by a woman who has not yet published a book. The next deadline is October 31.
Persea Books, Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry, 277 Broadway, Suite 708, New York, NY 10007. (212) 260-9256. Gabriel Fried, Poetry Editor.
poetry@perseabooks.com
www.perseabooks.com

Perugia Press
Perugia Press Prize
Jenifer Browne Lawrence of Poulsbo, Washington, won the 2015 Perugia Press Prize for her poetry collection Grayling. She received $1,000, and her book will be published by Perugia Press in September. The annual award is given for a first or second book of poetry by a woman. The next deadline is November 15.
Perugia Press, Perugia Press Prize, P.O. Box 60364, Florence, MA 01062. Susan Kan, Director. 

www.perugiapress.com

phren-Z
Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Contest
Marsha de la O of Ventura, California, won the 2014 Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Contest for her poem "The Beautiful World." She received $1,000, publication of her poem in phren-Z, and an invitation to read at the fifth annual Morton Marcus Memorial Reading at the University of California in Santa Cruz. Christopher Buckley judged. The annual award is given for a poem. (See Deadlines.)
phren-Z, Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Contest, 184 Kenny Court, Santa Cruz, CA 95065. Jory Post, Cofounder.
jory@cruzio.com
phren-z.org

Ploughshares
Alice Hoffman Prize for Fiction
Nick Arvin of Denver won the 2014 Alice Hoffman Prize for Fiction for his short story "The Crying Man," which was published in the Fall 2014 issue of Ploughshares. He received $1,000. Ladette Randolph judged. The annual award is given to the best piece of fiction published in the journal during the previous year. There is no application process.
Ploughshares, 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. (617) 824-3757. Ellen Duffer, Managing Editor.
pshares@pshares.org
www.pshares.org

Poetry Society of America
Frost Medal
Kamau Brathwaite of Bridgetown, Barbados, won the 2015 Frost Medal. Brathwaite, whose most recent poetry collection is Elegguas (Wesleyan University Press, 2010), received $5,000. The annual award is given by the PSA Board of Governors to recognize "distinguished lifetime achievement in American poetry." There is no application process.
Robert H. Winner Memorial Award
Karen Skolfield of Amherst, Massachusetts, won the 2015 Robert H. Winner Memorial Award. She received $2,500 and publication of a poem on the Poetry Society of America Website. Alan Shapiro judged. The annual award is given to a poet over 40 who has published no more than one book. The next deadline is December 22.
Poetry Society of America, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254-9628. Brett Fletcher Lauer, Deputy Director. brett@poetrysociety.org
www.poetrysociety.org

Poets & Writers, Inc.
Jackson Poetry Prize
X. J. Kennedy of Lexington, Massachusetts, won the ninth annual Jackson Poetry Prize. Kennedy, whose most recent poetry collection is Fits of Concision: Collected Poems of Six or Fewer Lines (Grolier Poetry Bookshop, 2014), received $50,000. Heather McHugh, Vijay Seshadri, and Rosanna Warren judged. The annual award is given to "an American poet of exceptional talent who deserves wider recognition." There is no application process.
Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Awards
Poet Rosemary Powers and fiction writer Joseph Langdon, both of Las Vegas, Nevada, won the 2015 Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Awards. They each received $500, a monthlong residency at the Jentel Artist Residency Program in Wyoming, and an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City to meet with writers, agents, editors, and publishers. Aracelis Girmay judged in poetry; Marie Myung-Ok Lee judged in fiction. The annual awards are given to a poet and a fiction writer from a select state. The next deadline is December 1.
Poets & Writers, Inc., 90 Broad Street, Suite 2100, New York, NY 10004. (212) 226-3586.
www.pw.org

Prairie Schooner
Writing Prizes
SillermaN First Book Prize
Mahtem Shiferraw of Los Angeles won the 2015 Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets for her poetry collection Fucshia. She received $1,000, and her book will be published in 2016 by University of Nebraska Press and Amalion Press in Senegal. The African Poetry Book Fund editorial board judged. The annual award, sponsored and administered by the African Poetry Book Fund in partnership with Prairie Schooner, is given for a debut poetry collection by an African poet. The next deadline is December 1.
Prairie Schooner, University of Nebraska, 123 Andrews Hall, P.O. Box 880334, Lincoln, NE 68588. (402) 472-0911. Ashley Strosnider, Managing Editor.
prairieschooner@unl.edu
prairieschooner.unl.edu

Pulitzer Prizes
Prizes in Letters
Gregory Pardlo of New York City won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for Digest (Four Way Books). The finalists were Alan Shapiro of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for Reel to Reel (University of Chicago Press) and Arthur Sze of Santa Fe, New Mexico, for Compass Rose (Copper Canyon Press). Bonnie Costello, Cornelius Eady, and David Orr judged. Anthony Doerr of Boise, Idaho, won the prize in fiction for his novel All the Light We Cannot See (Scribner). The finalists were Richard Ford of East Boothbay, Maine, for his novel-in-novellas Let Me Be Frank With You (Ecco); Laila Lalami of Los Angeles and Rabat, Morocco, for her novel The Moor's Account (Pantheon); and Joyce Carol Oates of Berkeley, California, for her story collection Lovely, Dark, Deep (Ecco). Alan Cheuse, David Haynes, and Elizabeth Taylor judged. Elizabeth Kolbert of Williamstown, Massachusetts, won the prize in nonfiction for The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (Henry Holt). The finalists were Anand Gopal of Colt's Neck, New Jersey, for No Good Men Among the Living (Metropolitan Books) and Evan Osnos of Washington, D.C., for Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Deborah Cohen, Dan Fagin, and Mark Feeney judged. The winners each received $10,000. The annual prizes honor books by U.S. writers published in the United States during the previous year. The annual deadlines are June 15 and October 1.
Pulitzer Prizes, Prizes in Letters, Columbia University, 709 Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. (212) 854-3841.
www.pulitzer.org

Rattle
Poetry Prize
Courtney Kampa of New York City won the 2014 Rattle Poetry Prize Readers' Choice Award for "Poems About Grace." She received $1,000, and her poem was published in Issue 46 of Rattle. The editors selected finalists, and Rattle subscribers selected the winner. The annual award is given for a poem. The next deadline is July 15.
Neil Postman Award for Metaphor
Hannah Gamble of Chicago won the 2015 Neil Postman Award for Metaphor for her poem "Biscuit." She received $500, and her poem was published in Issue 46 of Rattle. The editors judged. The annual award is given for a poem "exhibiting the best use of metaphor" among submissions to Rattle received during the previous year. There is no application process.
Rattle, 12411 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604. (818) 505-6777. Timothy Green, Editor.
tim@rattle.com
www.rattle.com

Red Hen Press
Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award
Jason Schneiderman of New York City won the 2014 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award for his collection Primary Source. He received $3,000, and his book will be published by Red Hen Press. Douglas Kearney judged. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. (See Deadlines.)
Red Hen Press Poetry Award
Jeff Walt of San Diego won the 2014 Red Hen Press Poetry Award for his poem "In the Bathroom Mirror This Morning." He received $1,000, and his poem will be published in Los Angeles Review. William Trowbridge judged. The annual award is given for a poem. The next deadline is September 30.
Wild LIght Poetry Contest
Sam Sax of Austin, Texas, won the 2014 Wild Light Poetry Contest for his poem "Kaddish." He received $1,000, and his poem will be published in Los Angeles Review. Brendan Constantine judged. The annual award is given for a poem. The next deadline is October 15.
Red Hen Press Short Story Award
Kent Nelson of Ouray, Colorado, won the 2014 Short Story Award for his story "The Mercy of Others." He received $1,000, and his story will be published in Los Angeles Review. Pete Fromm judged. The annual award is given for a short story. The next deadline is June 30.
Red Hen Press, P.O. Box 40820, Pasadena, CA 91114. (626) 356-4760. Kate Gale, Managing Editor.
www.redhen.org

River Styx
Schlafly Beer Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction Contest
Matthew Miller of Exeter, New Hampshire, won the 2015 River Styx Schlafly Beer Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction Contest for his short story "This Tune Goes Manly." He received $1,500, a case of Schlafly beer, and publication of his story in River Styx. The annual award is given for a work of micro-fiction of under 500 words. The next deadline is December 31.
River Styx, Schlafly Beer Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction Contest, 3139A South Grand Boulevard, Suite 2013, Saint Louis, MO 63118. Richard Newman, Editor.
bigriver@riverstyx.org
www.riverstyx.org

Snake Nation Press
Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry
Cathy Bobb of Spokane, Washington, won the 2014 Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry for her collection, Among the Missing. She received $1,000 and publication of her book by Snake Nation Press. The annual award is given for a poetry collection. (See Deadlines.)
Serena Kennedy Fiction Award
Jacob M. Appel of New York City won the 2014 Serena Kennedy Fiction Award for his short story collection The Magic Laundry. He received $1,000 and publication of his book by Snake Nation Press. The annual award is given for a novella or short story collection. (See Deadlines.)
Snake Nation Press, 110 West Force Street, Valdosta, GA 31601. Roberta George, Founding Editor.
snake.nation.press@gmail.com
www.snakenationpress.org

Southwest Review
Morton Marr Poetry Prize
Kyle Norwood of Panorama City, California, won the 2014 Morton Marr Poetry Prize for his poem "Landscape with Fountain and Language." He received $1,000, and his poem was published in Volume 100, Number 1, of Southwest Review. Elizabeth Spires judged. The annual award is given for a poem or group of poems written in traditional verse by a writer who has not published a book of poetry. The next deadline is September 30.
Southwest Review, Morton Marr Poetry Prize, Southern Methodist University, P.O. Box 750374, 6404 Robert Hyer Lane, Room 307, Dallas, TX 75275. (214) 768-1037. Jennifer Cranfill, Senior Editor.
www.smu.edu/southwestreview

The Story Prize
Elizabeth McCracken of Austin, Texas, won the 2014 Story Prize for Thunderstruck (Dial Press). She received $20,000. The finalists were Francesca Marciano of Rome for The Other Language (Pantheon Books) and Lorrie Moore of Madison, Wisconsin, for Bark (Knopf). They each received $5,000. Arsen Kashkashian, Noreen Tomassi, and Laura van den Berg judged. Kyle Minor of Indianapolis won the 2014 Story Prize Spotlight Award for Praying Drunk (Sarabande Books). He received $1,000. Larry Dark and Julie Lindsey judged. The annual awards are given for short story collections published during the previous year. (See Deadlines.)
The Story Prize, 41 Watchung Plaza, #384, Montclair, NJ 07042. Larry Dark, Director.
info@thestoryprize.org
www.thestoryprize.org

Tampa Review
Danahy Fiction Prize
Paula Brancato of New York City won the ninth annual Danahy Fiction Prize for her short story "Executive Spa." She received $1,000, and her story will be published in the Fall/Winter issue of Tampa Review. The annual award is given for a work of short fiction. The next deadline is December 31.
Tampa Review, Danahy Fiction Prize, University of Tampa Press, 401 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606. (813) 253-6266. Richard Mathews, Editor.
utpress@ut.edu
www.ut.edu/tampareview

Unterberg Poetry Center
"Discovery"/Boston Review Poetry Prizes
Four poets won 2015 "Discovery"/Boston Review Poetry Prizes. They are Jessica Fjeld of Boston; Jenny George of Santa Fe, New Mexico; Margaret Reges of Iowa City; and Kit Schluter of Providence. They each received $500, publication of their work in Boston Review, and an invitation to give a reading at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Timothy Donnelly, Peter Gizzi, Camille Rankine, Atsuro Riley, and Susan Stewart judged. The annual awards are given to poets who have not published a book of poems. As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Unterberg Poetry Center, "Discovery"/Boston Review Poetry Prizes, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128. (212) 415-5761. Ricardo Maldonado, Contact.
rickymaldonado@92y.org
www.92y.org/discovery

Zócalo Public Square
Book Prize
Danielle Allen of Princeton, New Jersey, won the fifth annual Zócalo Public Square Book Prize for Our Declaration: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection (Liveright). She received $5,000 and an invitation to give a lecture at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The annual award is given for a book published in the United States in the previous year that “best enhances our understanding of community, social cohesion, and human connectedness.” As of this writing, the next deadline has not been set.
Zócalo Public Square, Book Prize, 725 Arizona Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401. (424) 229-9497. Sarah Rothbard, Editor. sarah@zocalopublicsquare.org
zocalopublicsquare.org