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The Hidden River Review Short Play Award Semi-Finalists and Finalists are Named

We’re pleased to announce the semi-finalists and finalists of the inaugural short play award, and thank everyone who submitted. We were blessed with such a flood of wonderful word that it took us a good while to narrow down these semi-finalists and finalists. Thanks so much to everyone to their patience. Please be sure to follow our blog, because we will be naming the finalist shortly — we’re still wrestling a bit more with the final choice.

The deadline for the second cycle of this award is coming up: December 1, 2018.

So, here is our list:

Semi-finalists

Binstock, Rae, Brooklyn, New York, “Blue Skies”
Brooker, Ben, Unley, South Australia, Australia, “The Woman in Question”
Carkeet, David, Worcester, Vermont, “Learn German with Ollendorff!”
Christopher, Nathan, Jersey City, New Jersey, “A Man Walks Into a Bar”
Cofta, Mark, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “If Love Be Blind”
Davis, Angela, Los Angeles, California, “Charlotte”
Davis, Angela, Los Angeles, California, “The Czar’s Daughters”
Davis, Sally, Southsea, Hampshire, UK, “Padre”
Everson, Bambi, New York, New York, “Signal Problems”
Frankel, Leland, Los Angeles, California, “Woke”
Goodman, Josephine, Williamstown, Massachusetts, “What Knife is Sharp Enough?”
Hommersand, Hope, River Forest, Illinois, “Looking for a Sign”
Howland, Angelica, Phoenix, Arizona, “The Nothing Place”
Johnson, William, Brooklyn, New York, “Youth in Asia”
Lute, Valerie, Cambridge, Massachusetts, “Heat: A Ten-Minute Play”
Mathews, Bethany, Bristow, Virginia, “Forks and Knives”
Mau, Michael, Lexington, Kentucky, “A Blind Play of Social Forces”
McGregor, Rex, Auckland, New Zealand, “Table in the Air”
Morehouse, T.J., Topanga, California, “June in California”
Muir, Berkeley, California, “Life on the High Wire: A Circus Tragedy”
Nierobisz, Anna, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, “Invisible Man”
Ramirez, Vickie, Woodside, New York, “Snooky is a Terrorist”
Raposo, Helena, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, “The Unholy State of Matrimony”
Rile, Karen, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “All Saints”
Smith, Pascale, New York, New York, “Tough As Nails”
Smith, Stephen Charles, New York, New York, “The Giullotine is in Our Corner”
Thoms-Cappello, Donal, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, “Leon Does the Haka”
Lucason, Seamus (Jim), Oneco, CT USA; Dún Chaoin, Ireland; and Mull, Scotland, “A Thorn”
Turner, Hellie, Woodbridge, Western Australia, Australia, “Christmas with Elmo”
Turner, Hellie, Woodbridge, Western Australia, Australia, “The Tribe”
Weinberg, Barry, Swanton, Maryland, “Solitary”

Finalists

Binstock, Rae, Brooklyn, New York, “Blue Skies”
Brooker, Ben, Unley, South Australia, Australia, “The Woman in Question”
Christopher, Nathan, Jersey City, New Jersey, “A Man Walks Into a Bar”
Cofta, Mark, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “If Love Be Blind”
Davis, Angela, Los Angeles, California, “Charlotte”
Davis, Angela, Los Angeles, California, “The Czar’s Daughters”
Davis, Sally, Southsea, Hampshire, UK, “Padre”
Everson, Bambi, New York, New York, “Signal Problems”
Hommersand, Hope, River Forest, Illinois, “Looking for a Sign”
Johnson, William, Brooklyn, New York, “Youth in Asia”
Lucason, Seamus (Jim), Oneco, CT USA; Dún Chaoin, Ireland; and Mull, Scotland, “A Thorn”
Turner, Hellie, Woodbridge, Western Australia, Australia, “The Tribe”

THE TUSCARORA AWARD IN HISTORICAL FICTION

The Tuscarora Award in Historical Fiction offers $1,000 and publication on Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing, for an unpublished book-length work of historical fiction. The next deadline for the award is March 1, 2019.

We are proud to announce Marjorie Sandor of Corvallis, Oregon, as the inaugural winner of The Tuscarora Award in Historical Fiction for her novel, The Secret Music at Tordesillas.

Please see our blog for additional details on The Tuscarora Award, and for a forthcoming profile and discussion with Marjorie Sandor about her wonderful book.

Below is a listing of the semi-finalists and finalists of our Tuscarora 2018 cycle. We wish to thank everyone who submitted your work to us, and wish you all the best continued luck and joy with your writing.

Semi-finalists

Baer, Madeleine, Boulder, Colorado, The Rose Club
Bauman, M. Garrett, Nunda, New York, Gathering Light
Boomsma, Patricia, Chandler, Arizona, The Sound of Triumph
Brooks, Tiffany, Norman, Oklahoma, Topsy
Burger, Jerry, Sunnyvale, California, The Shadows of 1915
Daly, Kathleen, Chicago, Illinois, Wilton House
Drissi, Susannah Rodriguez, Del Aire, California, Until We’re Fish
Easley, Joanne, Medina, Texas, Sweet Jane
Edwards, Madelyn, Canton, Georgia, Lilly
Glines, Steve, Littleton, Massachusetts, Poplar Hill
Hermes, Myrlin, Portland, Oregon, Two Truths and a Lie: The Diaries of Aphra Behn
King, A., Sydney, Australia, Purple Front
Parsons, Kenneth, Goyang City, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea,
Boppin’ to the Blue Beat: Charlie Christian, the Prez of the Electric Guitar
Peterson, Sheridan, Santa Rosa, California, The Idiot’s Frightful Laughter
Pitt, Bridget, Capetown, Western Cape, South Africa, The Eye and the Horn
Reed, Mary, Chicago, Illinois, Free Love
Rodenberg, Margaret, Reston, Virginia, Finding Napoleon
Rudall, Diane, Chicago, Illinois, Moon Queen
Sandor, Marjorie, Corvallis, Oregon, The Secret Music at Tordesillas
Seiber, Lones, Morristown, Tennessee, Providence
Tsessarsky, Boris, Montclair, New Jersey, The Lost Recordings
Von Hassel, Malve, Southampton, New York, The Amber Crane
Williams-Namboodiri, Carla, Albany, California, South Side Blues
Winchester, Kevin, Waxhaw, North Carolina, Riley’s Song
Wiseman, Katherine, Essex, United Kingdom, No Man’s Land
Wood, Glen, Hixson, Tennessee, Unto the Land Enchanted
Zilelian, Aida, Forest Hills, New York, Last Echo Through the Plains
Zimecki, Michael, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Negative Velocity
Zipter, Yvonne, Chicago, Illinois, Infraction

Finalists

Drissi, Susannah Rodriguez, Del Aire, California, Until We’re Fish
Peterson, Sheridan, Santa Rosa, California, The Idiot’s Frightful Laughter
Pitt, Bridget, Capetown, Western Cape, South Africa, The Eye and the Horn
Reed, Mary, Chicago, Illinois, Free Love
Rudall, Diane, Chicago, Illinois, Moon Queen
Sandor, Marjorie, Corvallis, Oregon, The Secret Music at Tordesillas
Seiber, Lones, Morristown, Tennessee, Providence
Wiseman, Katherine, Essex, United Kingdom, No Man’s Land
Zipter, Yvonne, Chicago, Illinois, Infraction

Winner

Sandor, Marjorie, Corvallis, Oregon, The Secret Music at Tordesillas

THE BLUE MOUNTAIN AWARD

Our Blue Mountain Award offers $1,000 and publication on Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing for an unpublished book-length work of fiction. The next submission deadline for the award is November 15, 2018.

We are proud to announce Jeffrey Voccola of Kutztown, Pennsylvania as the inaugural winner of The Blue Mountain Award for his novel, Kings Row.  Please be sure to follow our blog, because a full profile of Jeffrey and his novel is forthcoming.

Below is the full list of our semi-finalists and finalists for this first round of The Blue Mountain Award.

Semi-Finalists

Aldwin, Gail, Dorchester, Dorset, UK, The String Games

Becker, Leslee, Fort Collins, Colorado, Cold River City

Blair, John, San Marcos, Texas, The Glass Mountain

Dawid, Annie, Silver Cliff, Colorado, Resurrection City: A Novel of Jonestown

Dutton, Geoffrey, Belmont, Massachusetts, Mahmoud’s Jihad

Dwarakanath, Megana, Albuquerque, New Mexico, The Communicands

Fitzpatrick, Mark, PARIS  75018 , Ile-de-France, France, Very Few to Love

Harper, Stephanie, Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Wesley Yorstead Goes Outside

Hartman, Virginia, Rockville, Maryland, Drawing Water

Heinze, Denise, Durham, North Carolina, At Malvern Hill

Henry, DeWitt, Watertown, Massachussetts, Strangers and Neighbors

Holland, Virginia, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Behind the White Gate

Larkin, Emily, Buderim, Queensland, Australia, Fate’s Child

Littell, Margot, Maplewood, New Jersey, October. Far From Home

McCarthy, Sean, Plymouth, Massachusetts, The Same Old Ground

McKean, Robert, Newton, Massachusetts, A Wilderness of Monkeys

McNamara, John, Downers Grove, Illinois, Failing Billy

O’Brien, Barret, Ashland, Oregon, Greater Wilder

Pell, Aaron, Delegacion Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Mexico, The Palace of Wisdom

Reed, Mary, Chicago, Illinois, Harmony’s Peace and Joy

Repak, Terry, Seattle, Washington, Swimming to Zanzibar

Salas, Jo, New Paltz, New York, Anticipation

Shaw, Ian, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, Quill of the Dove

Simons, John, Charlotte, North Carolina, Sacrificial Lions

Stanton, Edward, Lexington, Kentucky, The Taste of Love and the Sea

Stephens, Kenneth, Claremont, California, Blaze Pascal and the Courage of Being

Thiebaux, Marcelle, New York City, New York, Daisy, Daisy

Unigwue, Chika, Marietta, Georgia, Leaving Meshach

Urban, Misty, Muscatine, Iowa, The Lighted Heart

Vickers, Joanne, Columbus, Ohio, Hester and Roger: A Prequel

Voccola, Jeffrey, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, Kings Row

Watkins, Kiki, Mechanicsville, Virginia, Grasshoppers at Dusk

Working, Russell, Oak Park, Illinois, The Red Corner

Yates, Brandy, Frankford, Delaware, Witness the River

Young, John, Cincinnati, Ohio, When the Coin is in the Air

 

Finalists

Aldwin, Gail, Dorchester, Dorset, UK, The String Games

Blair, John, San Marcos, Texas, The Glass Mountain

Dawid, Annie, Silver Cliff, Colorado, Resurrection City: A Novel of Jonestown

Dutton, Geoffrey, Belmont, Massachusetts, Mahmoud’s Jihad

Fitzpatrick, Mark, PARIS  75018 , Ile-de-France, France, Very Few to Love

Freeman, Sylvia, Durham, North Carolina, The Edge of Red

Henry, DeWitt, Watertown, Massachussetts, Strangers and Neighbors

Holland, Virginia, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Behind the White Gate

Littell, Margot, Maplewood, New Jersey, October. Far From Home

McCarthy, Sean, Plymouth, Massachusetts, The Same Old Ground

McKean, Robert, Newton, Massachusetts, A Wilderness of Monkeys

O’Brien, Barret, Ashland, Oregon, Greater Wilder

Repak, Terry, Seattle, Washington, Swimming to Zanzibar

Salas, Jo, New Paltz, New York, Anticipation

Stanton, Edward, Lexington, Kentucky, The Taste of Love and the Sea

Unigwue, Chika, Marietta, Georgia, Leaving Meshach

Urban, Misty, Muscatine, Iowa, The Lighted Heart

Vickers, Joanne, Columbus, Ohio, Hester and Roger: A Prequel

Voccola, Jeffrey, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, Kings Row

Working, Russell, Oak Park, Illinois, The Red Corner

 WINNER

Voccola, Jeffrey, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, Kings Row

We would like to thank everyone who submitted their manuscripts to us, and entrusted us with such precious work.  Please accept our sincere gratitude and our best wishes for your continued writing success.

 

THE WILLOW RUN POETRY BOOK AWARD

This is the list of the semi-finalists, finalists and winner of the 2018 Willow Run Poetry Book Award.  The next round of submissions for the Willow Run Award deadlines February 15, 2019.

Our winner is Carol Tyx, for her wonderful poetry collection about a prisoner uprising at the Angola Prison (more detail coming about Carol and her work shortly!), Remaking Achilles: Slicing Into Angola’s History

We want to congratulate Carol, who will receive $1,000 in prize money, and whose winning manuscript will be published by Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing.

We also want to thank all our poets, who entrusted us with their work. You are all making remarkable, magical creative work, and our world is a better place because of it!

Semi-finalists

Allbritain, Deborah, San Diego, California, The Bluff at Road’s End
Andrea, Jennifer, El Cerrito, California, Keşke
Bowers, John, Ithaca, New York, Generation
Caplin, Abby, San Fransisco, California, It’s a Wet Rich Poor Sick Beautiful World
DeNicola, Deborah, Margate, Florida, The Lure
Dewoody, Dale, Shawnee, Oklahoma, Highway Mirage
Ducker, Bruce, Denver, Colorado, Some Friends of Mine
Emerson, C.W., Los Angeles, California, Luminous Body, Glittering Ash
Evans, Anna, Richmond, Virginia, Between What Disappeared
Fleming, Deborah, Perrysville, Ohio, Earthrise
Greenhause, Jonathan, Jersey City, New Jersey, “Our Problem, too, Bear”
Griffin, Shaun, Virginia City, Nevada, The Monastery of Stars
Heath, William, Frederick, Maryland, Walkabout
Hettich, Michael, Black Mountain, North Carolina, To Start An Orchard
Jang, Deborah, Denver, Colorado, Float True
Kumar, Lavinia, Plainsboro, New Jersey, Corresponding with the Otherworld
Lanza, Carmela, Gallup, New Mexico, I Had Left Even Their Spirits Behind Me
Machan, Katharyn, Ithaca, New York, Fox
Mackey, Matthew, Aurora, Colorado, The Moon and Nothing Else
McGuffin, Jane, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Page is Half Full
Miller, John, Lexington, Virginia, Working With a First and Second Language
Moeller, Eileen, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Glass
Morant, Daisy, St. Catharines, Ontario, Nemo
Northerns, Janice, Liberal, Kansas, Breaking City Ordinances
Palacio, Harry, Mount Kisco, New York, Ambrosia
Pobo, Kenneth, Media, Pennsylvania, Uneven Steven
Repp, John, Erie, Pennsylvania, Summer Mornings in the Waning Days of Empire
Richards, Page, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, How I Learned to Drink Coffee
Robbins, Liz, St. Augustine, Florida, Nets Full of Breath
Stanton, Joseph, Aiea, Hawaii, Wild in the Backyards of Oahu
Stedronsky, Carole, Davis, California, Dear Sally
Tyx, Carol, Iowa City, Iowa, Remaking Achilles: Slicing Into Angola’s History
Ulloa, Edgar, Washington, D.C., War-X
Weingart, Arne, Chicago, Illinois, Dolmens, Menhirs, Cromlechs
White, Joanna, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Drumskin and Bones
Wyatt, Charles, Nashville, Tennessee, 3×6: Caprices

Finalists

Andrea, Jennifer, El Cerrito, California, Keşke
Bowers, John, Ithaca, New York, Generation
DeNicola, Deborah, Margate, Florida, The Lure
Lanza, Carmela, Gallup, New Mexico, I Had Left Even Their Spirits Behind Me
Moeller, Eileen, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Glass
Nash, Amy, Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Take No Prisoners Hotel
Stedronsky, Carole, Davis, California, Dear Sally
Tyx, Carol, Iowa City, Iowa, Remaking Achilles: Slicing Into Angola’s History

Winner
Tyx, Carol, Iowa City, Iowa, Remaking Achilles: Slicing Into Angola’s History

 

ELUDIA AWARD

After many, many months of reading and deliberation of our 2017 Eludia Award submissions, we are pleased to announce Justine Dymond of Belchertown, Massachusetts, as our winner, for her wonderful story collection, The Emigrants and Other Stories. Justine will receive $1,000 in prize money and her manuscript will be published by Sowilo Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing.

Below are the semi-finalists and the finalists for the 2018 cycle. PLEASE NOTE: These are the 2017 manuscript submissions, which are considered for our 2018 award. Our 2018 Eludia Award submission deadline is closed; they are in consideration for our 2019 award. The next deadline for submission, for the 2019 cycle to be awarded in 2020, will be March 15, 2019. (See guidelines here)

We want to congratulation not only our winner and those who have been named here as semi-finalists and finalists, but ALL writers who have submitted. Finishing a book-length project is no easy feat, and we celebrate each and every one of you for your creativity and determination.

Semi-finalists

Adelstein, Marlene, Cottekill, New York, Bird Girl
Amon, Elizabeth, Seattle, Washington, High Dive
Andersen, Hope, Mooresville, North Carolina, The Book Sisters
Barr, Lois, Riverwoods, Illinois, Bess Cooper
Beal, Chris, Santa Cruz, California, Flesh of Enlightenment
Beaupre, Sylvia, Weare, New Hampshire, ‘Til
Bowen, Barbara, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Music is Murder
Braxton, Lisa, Weymouth, Massachusetts, The Talking Drum
Davis, Susan, White Plains, New York, Geoffrey the Short
Dymond, Justine, Belchertown, Massachusetts, The Emigrant and Other Stories
Greenleaf-MacEwan, Maplewood, New Jersey, Nineteen
Haladay, Joan, NYC, New York, The Book of Men
Hatsopoulos, Marina, Boston, Massachusetts, Through the Cracks, stories
Hope, Rebecca, Champlin, Minnesota, Silken Strands
Hopkins, Aliina, West Hartford, Connecticut, Coldsnap
Howell, Ann, Asheville, North Carolina, The Red Tin Chocolate Box
Joseph, Rachel, San Antonio, Texas, Men With Facial Hair and Other Hallucinations, stories
Kann, Lydia, Northampton, Massachusetts, Life’s Too Short
Krautkramer, Kate, Yampa, Colorado, In the Garden, stories
Kuppers, Petra, Ypsilanti, Michigan, Ice Bar, stories
Langham, Simon, Homer, Alaska, The Improbabilities of the Marvelous Tale, stories
Larsen, Mareike, Lyons, New York, Something Wild
Letter, Kristie, Lafayette, Colorado, The Slow Expansions of Subterranean Possibility: Stories
Loomis, Laura Ruth, Pittsburg, California, Best Interests
Louie, Diane, Paris, France, Plumbing Olympus
Markwart, Sandy Speers, Hanover, Massachusetts, I Want You to Know
Matthews, Kelly, Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Memorialist
McAfee, Deidre, Richmond, Virginia, The Circus of Bare Skin, stories
McKinnell, Julia, British Columbia, Canada, Vernette
Minor, Nancy, Lake Oswego, Oregon, Malheur August
Mullee, Susan, North Ridgeville, Ohio, Fraternal Tears
Pelekides, Angie, Port Crane, New York, One Stone, Two Turtledoves
Ramos-Chertok, Maria, Mill Valley, California, Rosie’s Blues
Roebuck, Sarah, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Friends Like These & Other Stories
Shaw, Suzanne, Lacey, Washington, Of Ships and Sealing Wax
Simmons, Cindy, State College, Pennsylvania, Wrong Kind of Paper
Simons, Wendy, Stevensville, Michigan, Weeding Out The Lies
Uroff, Catherine, Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Guests
Walsh, Cheryl, Iowa City, Iowa, Unequal Treatment
Wells, Janet, Berkeley, California, Bamboo Grows Straight Up to the Sky
Wolfson, Pamela, Arlington, Massachusetts, The Causeway
Worsham, Sandra, Milledgeville, Georgia, The Cows Chew Loud in Milledgeville, stories
Zarrow, Maria, Newark, California, Countertransference

Finalists

Bowen, Barbara, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Music is Murder
Dymond, Justine, Belchertown, Massachusetts, The Emigrant and Other Stories
Haladay, Joan, NYC, New York, The Book of Men
Hatsopoulos, Marina, Boston, Massachusetts, Through the Cracks, stories
Hopkins, Aliina, West Hartford, Connecticut, Coldsnap
Howell, Ann, Asheville, North Carolina, The Red Tin Chocolate Box
Joseph, Rachel, San Antonio, Texas, Men With Facial Hair and Other Hallucinations, stories
Krautkramer, Kate, Yampa, Colorado, In the Garden, stories
Kuppers, Petra, Ypsilanti, Michigan, Ice Bar, stories
Langham, Simon, Homer, Alaska, The Improbabilities of the Marvelous Tale, stories
Letter, Kristie, Lafayette, Colorado, The Slow Expansions of Subterranean Possibility: Stories
Louie, Diane, Paris, France, Plumbing Olympus
Markwart, Sandy Speers, Hanover, Massachusetts, I Want You to Know
McAfee, Deidre, Richmond, Virginia, The Circus of Bare Skin, stories
Minor, Nancy, Lake Oswego, Oregon, Malheur August
Wells, Janet, Berkeley, California, Bamboo Grows Straight Up to the Sky
Wolfson, Pamela, Arlington, Massachusetts, The Causeway

Winner

Dymond, Justine, Belchertown, Massachusetts, The Emigrant and Other Stories

 

HIDDEN RIVER ARTS PLAYWRIGHTING AWARD
Please be sure to follow our blog. The 2018 Playwrighting winner will be named shortly. We apologize for the length of time our deliberation has taken – we give all our submissions several complete reads and a lot of attention. It takes a long time. Below are the semi-finalists and finalists.  Our winner will be announced shortly.

Please note: this is the award for those who submitted their scripts for the 2017 deadline. The submissions made for the June 30, 2018 deadline are now in consideration, in our next round of reading, for our 2019 award.

Further information about the Hidden River Arts Playwrighting Award, including guidelines and submission details for the June 30, 2019 deadline can be found here.

Semi-finalists

August, Ian, The Excavation of Mary Anning
Austgen, Jessica, Denver, Colorado, A Murther of Crows
Avella, Frank, Garfield, New Jersey, Consent
Bensie, Robert, Seattle, Washington, Doris Tate
Binstock, Rae, Brooklyn, New York, Watch Me Burn
Blatner, Barbara, NYC, NY, Years of Sky
Blue, Robert, San Fransisco, California, Church Play
Bonfiglio, William, New Brunswick, Canada, The Year Of
Borengasser, Dan, Springdale, Arkansas, Breakout
Butler, Rory, New York City, New York, A Kid for Two Farthings, a musical
Cafarella, Jane, Singapore, Singapore, d-baby
Capra, Steve, New York, New York, The Way of a Pilgrim
Christy, James, Princeton, New Jersey, Egyptian Song
Coleman, William, Carrboro, North Carolina, The Shackles of Liberty
Cunningham, J. Thalia, Delmar, New Jersey, Crossing the Line
Daly, Kevin, Hamden, Connecticut, Where Is Everybody?
Delaney, Jared, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Child of Lions
Devenish, Luke, Victoria, Australia, Cocky
Dilorio, Gino, New York City, New York, Crib
Donohue, Jack, Cutchogue, New York, Black Matters
Forbach, Jason, New York, New York Heathen Hill
Fowkes, William, NYC, New York, The Seeker
Frankel, Leland, Los Angeles, California, The Girlfriend
Gatton, Vince, New York City, New York, Alexandria
Giebel, Jean, Baldwin, New York, Chasing the River
Gregory, Taylor, Brooklyn, New York, A Small Group
Gross, Oded, Montclair, New Jersey, Heart Attack With a Knife, a musical
Hanson, Corey, Kansas City, Missouri, For Hamlet
Harders, Robert, Poughkeepsie, New York, Crawl Space
Harms, Holli, New York City, New York, Coal
Harrington, Rose-Mary, Summerville, South Carolina, Detained
Jakes, Carl, Sunnyside, New York, Don(Or): A True St(Or)y
Jenkins, Elaina, Cumming, Georgia, Home
Jones, Greg, Annapolis, Maryland, All Save One
Karasev, Jason, West Hollywood, California, Death House
Kennedy, James, Astoria, New York, And One
Kimmel, Michael, New York City, New York, Dog Whistle
Kochanski, Kerri, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, Creep
Lawrence, Sarah, Richardson, Texas, Duende:Recuerdos de Flamenco
Lawson-Smith, Hayley, Victoria, Australia, Captain Jester’s
Lynch, Edwin, Northampton, Massachusetts, Faith
McCoy, Bruce, Aliso Viejo, California, Blue
Menna, Robert, Los Angeles, CA, The Light at Arles
Merens, Michele, Bayside, Wisconsin, another guide for the perplexed
Monaghan, Kate, Charlottesville, Virginia, The O’Malley Gambit
Olson, Phil, Santa Clarita, California, Don’t Hug Me, We’re Family
Pavlenko, Camille, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, The Janus Mask
Pitt, Matthew, Fort Worth, Texas, Any O’Clock
Powell, Tyler, West Palm Beach, A Tale of Africa
Ransom, Eric, Somerset, New Jersey, Civil Blood: The Resurrection of Romeo
Rodriguez, Robin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Communion. Alone.
Rosenfeld, Ron, Los Altos, California, Fixation
Rush, Kevin, Kenilworth, New Jersey, A Negro of Ours
Rush, Kevin, Kenilworth, New Jersey, Doubtful Provenance
Saari, Karen, Madison, Wisconsin, In A Clearing
Shankman, Jim, NYC, NY, John and Nancy in Bed, Reading
Sharpson, Neil, Dublin, Ireland, A Falling Ton of Ireland
Silverman, Judd, Brooklyn, New York, Leaving Charleston
Sirota, Eric, Flemington, New Jersey, Your Name on My Lips
Stauffer, Elenna, NYC, NY, Hysterical!
Taylor, Justin, NYC, NY, The Unblinking Eye
Timmons, Ann, Arlington, Virginia, Bigger Than All of Us
Verheyen, Ronny, Mortsel, Belgium, Edith and Simone, a musical

Finalists

August, Ian, The Excavation of Mary Anning
Austgen, Jessica, Denver, Colorado, A Murther of Crows
Blatner, Barbara, NYC, NY, Years of Sky
Bonfiglio, William, New Brunswick, Canada, The Year Of
Cafarella, Jane, Singapore, Singapore, d-baby
Cunningham, J. Thalia, Delmar, New Jersey, Crossing the Line
Daly, Kevin, Hamden, Connecticut, Where Is Everybody?
Devenish, Luke, Victoria, Australia, Cocky
Forbach, Jason, New York, New York Heathen Hill
Fowkes, William, NYC, New York, The Seeker
Frankel, Leland, Los Angeles, California, The Girlfriend
Gatton, Vince, New York City, New York, Alexandria
Gregory, Taylor, Brooklyn, New York, A Small Group
Gross, Oded, Montclair, New Jersey, Heart Attack With a Knife, a musical
Harms, Holli, New York City, New York, Coal
Jenkins, Elaina, Cumming, Georgia, Home
Lawson-Smith, Hayley, Victoria, Australia, Captain Jester’s
Menna, Robert, Los Angeles, CA, The Light at Arles
Merens, Michele, Bayside, Wisconsin, another guide for the perplexed
Monaghan, Kate, Charlottesville, Virginia, The O’Malley Gambit
Pavlenko, Camille, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, The Janus Mask
Rodriguez, Robin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Communion. Alone.
Rush, Kevin, Kenilworth, New Jersey, A Negro of Ours
Sharpson, Neil, Dublin, Ireland, A Falling Ton of Ireland
Silverman, Judd, Brooklyn, New York, Leaving Charleston
Stauffer, Elenna, NYC, NY, Hysterical!
Verheyen, Ronny, Mortsel, Belgium, Edith and Simone, a musical

A sincere congratulations to all playwrights, and our undying love and gratitude to everyone who entrusted us with their work! Please be sure to follow our blog so that all news and notifications will be reported to you as they arrive!

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