2007 Raymond Carver Contest

From over 350 entries...

1st Place - $1000: “Agashi” by AC Koch
2nd Place - $500: “Summit” by Julia Gordon-Bramer
3rd Place - $250: “One Hundred Santas” by Liz Skillman

Editor’s Choice - $50: “Different Than Any Day So Far” by Marc Phillips
Editor's Choice - $50: “The Ways You Are Gone” by Kami Westhoff

Honorable Mentions
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”


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.


Listed in the archived table of contents of online stories.