Hawk Mountain Short Story Collection Semi-Finalists, Finalists & Winner

The next cycle of the Hawk Mountain Award is currently accepting submissions, and will deadline on July 31, 2021. See guidelines for further information. 

Semi-Finalists for the 2020 Cycle Announced

Semi-Finalists

Atmadjian, Daniela, Jounieh, Lebanon, The Twilight World of Mr. Hassan’s Antiques

Banerjee, Arindam, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, What the Doctor Did Not Prescribe

Benesh, Julia, Chicago, IL, Habits of Happiness and Other Conundra

Berisha, Ron, London, England, UK, Gradually, Then Suddenly

Bost, Doug, Brooklyn, NY, NY, I Know You’re in There

Boudreau, Timothy, Sugar Hill, NJ, We Have Our Own Light

Brightwell, Gerri, Fairbanks, AK, Huldremose: Stories

Brooks, Ben, Somerville, MA, The Messenger and Other Stories

Byrne, Mary, Montpellier, France, Hybrids

Campbell, Jadi, Baden-Weurttemberg, Germany, Broken In: A Novel in Stories

Dancoff, Judith, Los Angeles, CA, The Calamity of Desire and Oher Stories

Dean, Oliver, Shanghai, China, The Long Swim and Other Stories

Epstein, Ann, Ann Arbor, MI, Between the Wars

Finney, Ernest, Nevada City, CA, California Stories

Fleury, Spencer, San Fransisco, CA, I Blame Myself But Also You

Freeman, Seth, Pacific Palisades, CA, The Men’s Group

Freundt, Michael, Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia, 22 Stories

Griesmann, Leah, Asheville, NC, Stripped

Hart, JoeAnn, Gloucester, MA, When You Are Done Being Happy

Hetzler, Paul, Quebec, Canada, The Matador

Howlett, Brian, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Friends and Other Repeat Offenders

Keller, Rebecca, Oak Park, IL, Mother Daughter Comrade Wife

Kitterman, Barry, Clarksville, TN, Children of Beechwood

Koszo, Viktor, London, UK, Lifeline

LeBlanc, Toby, Austin TX, Soaked

Lindensmith, Mark, Staunton, VA, Weathr Moves from West to East

Mahalanabish, Lahari, Kolkata, India, Tales of the Annointed Skeletons and Love

Mauldin, Bronwyn, Glendale, CA, Spartcus Machines

McHugh, Annie, Westport, CT, The Distance

McInerny, Joseph, Pittsburgh, PA These Have No Proper Names

Murphy, Ruairi, West Hobart, Tas, Australia, Two sets of books

Musgrave, James, San Diego, CA, The Visionary

Myer, Amy Foster, Portland, OR, Cripple Creek and Other Stories

Ntephe, Peter, Houston, TX, The Condom and Other Stories

Ó’Colmain, Micheál, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, The Butterfly Collection

Pedler, Gary, San Francisco, CA, Dislocated: Stories of Visitors and Voyagers

Riley, Wendy, Frankston, Victoria, Australia, The Shortest Time

Ryles, Ann, Moraga, CA, Somewhere Out in America

Salloum, Vicki, New Orleans, LA, A Part of the Human Race

Sheirer, John, Florence, MA, Stumbling Through Adulthood

Shulman, Nelly, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, The Drought

Sweeney, Nick, Whitstable, Kent, UK, Traffic and Other Stories

Tashiro, Jayshiro, Tucson, AZ, Hong Kong Guanxi

Thackeray, Fiona, Perth and Kinross, UK, Little Escapes

Urban, Misty, Muscatine, IA, Fugitive Saints

Wade, Steve, Dublin, Ireland, The Cuckoo Child and Other Stories

Weldon, Lucy, Surry, UK, Ultramarine

2019

Semi-finalists

Barksdale, Jessica, Oakland, California, Accepted Forms of Ruin
Beane, Jim, Ellicott City, Maryland, Almost Men: stories
Becker, Leslee, Fort Collins, Colorado, Such Friends
Boilard, Jon, San Fransisco, California, Junk City
Bowles, Bonnie Roop, Roanoke, Virginia, Heart Stones
Burkhart, Hugh, San Diego, California, You’ll Never Guess Who I Saw: Stories
Colgan, James, Wallingford, Kentucky, Going Upriver to Burnside
Fifield, Mary, Portland, Oregon, Last of the Species and Other Stories
Friedman, Paula, Gresham, Oregon, Other Trails
Garvin, David, Staten Island, New York, Lives Rained Down On and Other Stories
Gessie, Dean, Midland, Ontario, Canada, No Mercy in Things
Goodman, Carol, Williamstown, Massachusetts, A Dance in the Dust
Graves, Sandra, Olympia, Washington, The Garden of Lost Songs
Guidry, Jacqueline, Kansas City, Missouri, Trust, Stories
Hart, JoeAnn, Gloucester, Massachusetts, It Won’t Be Long Now
Henderson, Ann S., Bronx, New York, Turnip Greens
Hermes, Margaret, Saint Louis, Missouri, Daughters of Eve
Hopes, David, Asheville, North Carolina, Approaching Dollywood
Jabbs, Kathleen, Williamsburg, Virginia, Combat Town and other stories
Konner, Mel, Avondale, Georgia, Winter in Bolton and Other Stories
Krautkramer, Kate, Yampa, Colorado, We Are The Children
Kroos, Dana, Houston, Texas, At-Home Emergencies
Lethlean, Karen, Heathcote, NSW, Australia, Wave Length
McKean, Robert, Newton, Massachusetts, I’ll Be Here for You
Milner, Valerie, San Fransisco, California, Moving In, Short Stories
Morgan, Dick, Portland, Oregon, Fire in the Night & Other Stories
Najarian, James, Auburndale, Massachusetts, Comparative Religion
Niewenhuis, Loreen, Traverse City, Michigan, Scar Tissue
Pedler, Gary, San Fransisco, California, All About Alan
Petkash, Brian, Tampa, Florida, Mistakes by the Lake
Rajbanshi, Reema, Lexington, Virginia, Sugar, Smoke, Song
Robertson, Ian, Halandri, Alabama, Death of an Undertake and other stories
Rogers, Tony, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Double-Wide
Rosenberger, Keith, Souderton, Pennsylvania, Chasing Down Windows
Roth, Barry, Sarasota, Georgia, I Remember When…
Ryan, Dawn, New York, New York, My Own Divine Motility
Scalia, Rosalia, Baltimore, Maryland, Stumbling Toward Grace
Secreast, Donald, Bristol, Virginia, The Solar-Powered Southern Belle
Seiber, Lones, Morristown, Tennessee, Via Dei
Sterne, Melvin, Singapore, Singapore, Redemption
Stiggers, Andrew, Auckland, New Zealand, Beyond the Sea
Tashiro, Jayshiro, Rucson, Arizona, Fall Seven Times Stand Up Eight
Tupper, Lara, Becket, Massachusetts, Amphibians
Weidknecht, Paul, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, Resurrection Fern and Other Stories
Werse, Stanley, Millstone, New Jersey, American Particulate
White, Fred, Rancho Cordova, California, Blasphemy and Other Moments in Extremis
Whitehouse, Anne, New York, New York, The Dedication
Wyatt, Charles, Nashville, Tennessee, Houses
Zervanos, Jim, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, Your Brother, Who Loves You

Finalists

Bowles, Bonnie Roop, Roanoke, Virginia, Heart Stones
Goodman, Carol, Williamstown, Massachusetts, A Dance in the Dust
Graves, Sandra, Olympia, Washington, The Garden of Lost Songs
Guidry, Jacqueline, Kansas City, Missouri, Trust, Stories
Hart, JoeAnn, Gloucester, Massachusetts, It Won’t Be Long Now
Hermes, Margaret, Saint Louis, Missouri, Daughters of Eve
Jabbs, Kathleen, Williamsburg, Virginia, Combat Town and other stories
Konner, Mel, Avondale, Georgia, Winter in Bolton and Other Stories
Krautkramer, Kate, Yampa, Colorado, We Are The Children
Milner, Valerie, San Fransisco, California, Moving In, Short Stories
Morgan, Dick, Portland, Oregon, Fire in the Night & Other Stories
Najarian, James, Auburndale, Massachusetts, Comparative Religion
Niewenhuis, Loreen, Traverse City, Michigan, Scar Tissue
Robertson, Ian, Halandri, Alabama, Death of an Undertake and other stories
Ryan, Dawn, New York, New York, My Own Divine Motility
Scalia, Rosalia, Baltimore, Maryland, Stumbling Toward Grace
Stiggers, Andrew, Auckland, New Zealand, Beyond the Sea
Tashiro, Jayshiro, Rucson, Arizona, Fall Seven Times Stand Up Eight
Tupper, Lara, Becket, Massachusetts, Amphibians
Weidknecht, Paul, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, Resurrection Fern and Other Stories
Whitehouse, Anne, New York, New York, The Dedication
Wyatt, Charles, Nashville, Tennessee, Houses
Zervanos, Jim, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, Your Brother, Who Loves You

Winner

Wyatt, Charles, Nashville, Tennessee, Houses