Three Raymond Carver Contest Alums Go to Iowa

Three Raymond Carver Contest Alums Go to Iowa

Hannah Horvath, Lena Dunham’s character on the HBO series Girls, isn’t the only one who has gotten accepted to the prestigious Iowa Writers’ Workshops. 

Q&A with Rees Literary Agency & Folio Literary Management

Q&A with Rees Literary Agency & Folio Literary Management

We recently spoke with Rebecca Podos of Rees Literary Agency and Erin Harris of Folio Literary Management.

Q&A with Jia Tolentino

Q&A with Jia Tolentino

Her 2012 first place story was also her first published work of fiction.

 

Q&A with Amber Krieger

Q&A with Amber Krieger

Her story nabbed the Editor's Choice prize in the 2010 Raymond Carver Contest.

Q&A with Jodi Paloni

Q&A with Jodi Paloni

Her story earned 2nd place in the 2012 Raymond Carver Contest. What's she been up to in the year since?

Q&A with Susan Finch

Q&A with Susan Finch

After placing 3rd in the 2011 Raymond Carver Contest, Finch secured a faculty position at Belmont University.

Q&A with Maire Cooney

Q&A with Maire Cooney

Winning the 2010 Carver Contest led her to expand her prizewinning story “The White Rabbit” into novel form.

Q&A with Mark Farrington

Q&A with Mark Farrington

He wasn't sure if "Motherlove" would work as a standalone story, and then it won Editor's Choice in the 2011 Raymond Carver Contest.

Q&A with Rick Attig

Q&A with Rick Attig

He was a newspaper journalist for 25 years before turning to fiction and winning Honorable Mention in the 2011 Raymond Carver Contest.

Q&A with Leesa Cross-Smith

Q&A with Leesa Cross-Smith

Winning the Editor's Choice award in the 2011 Raymond Carver Contest made her finally feel like a "real writer."

Announcing the 2013 Raymond Carver Contest Guest Judge

Announcing the 2013 Raymond Carver Contest Guest Judge

Christopher Castellani will select the top three prizewinners for the 2013 Raymond Carver Contest.

Q&A with Marc Nieson

Q&A with Marc Nieson

After winning the 2008 Raymond Carver Contest, Nieson got to work on a new novel, Houdini's Heirs.

Thank You For Promoting the Raymond Carver Contest

Thank You For Promoting the Raymond Carver Contest

Many thanks to these organization who helped promote the 2012 Raymond Carver Contest.