2011 Intro Journals Project Winners

Intro Journals Winners: Poetry

Selected by Cathy Essinger

  • “Quantum Kerfuffle”
    Nick Sturm, NEOMFA
    Hayden’s Ferry Review

  • “God Reconsiders Egypt”
    Dustin M. Macormic, Missouri State University
    MidAmerican Review

  • “Natural Selection”
    Richie Hofmann, Emory University
    Tampa Review

  • “What is the Sacred Word on the Street”
    Dot Dannenberg, Pacific University
    Colorado Review

  • “The Wrestling of Shadows”
    Karin Lightstone, University of Florida
    Puerto Del Sol

  • “The Classroom”
    C. Cooper Smith, NEOMFA
    Puerto Del Sol

  • “Daughter Psalms”
    Katie Schmid, University of Wyoming
    Quarterly West

  • “Debriefing”
    Kyle Adamson, Normandale Community College
    Artful Dodge

  • “My Brother’s Coat January 1943”
    Pamela R. Anderson, NEOMFA – Kent State University
    Controlled Burn

Honorable Mention

  • “Dowry”
    Frances Won, Eastern Washington University
    “Rubbery Water Lily”

  • Tristan Ciceran, Warren County Community College
    Tori Sharpe
    University of North Texas

Intro Journals Winners: Fiction

Selected by Darrin Doyle

  • “I Want to Rove You”
    Lauren Foss Goodman, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
    Hayden’s Ferry Review

  • “D-League”
    Adam Price, Univ. North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    MidAmerican Review

  • “When the Green Went Away”
    Joe Hiland, Indiana University
    Colorado Review

  • “Three Goats”
    Phillippe Diederich, University of South Florida
    Quarterly West

  • “Dust”
    Topper Lilien, Antioch University Los Angeles
    Controlled Burn

Honorable Mention

  • “The Seminarist”
    Branden Boyer-White, Arizona State University

  • “Internet Dating Phase”
    David Blanton, University of Florida

  • “Texas Funeral”
    Colleen Mayo, Hendrix College

  • “The Mattress”
    Patricia Cottrell, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Intro Journals Winners: Creative Nonfiction

Selected by Michael Martone

  • “We Don’t Serve Ums”
    Susan Muensterman, University of Mississippi
    Tampa Review

  • “Self: A Musical”
    Joel Lee, NEOMFA
    Artful Dodge

Honorable Mention

  • “Night of the Green Mango Donkey Fucker - A Collage of Whips”
    Robert Rome, New Mexico State University

  • “Skimmer”
    Jame Davis, University of Florida

  • “Zero”
    Max Bruno, Miami University

  • “Gay Like Me”
    Isaac Butler, University of Minnesota

  • “This Freaky Female Body”
    Nari Kirk, University of New Mexico MFA Program