Thank you to our readers, Bobbi Buchanan, Cecilia Woloch, Christopher Martin, D. Cameron Lawrence, and Michael Jackman, and to our final judges, Charles Dodd White in fiction, Dianne Aprile in nonfiction, and Steven R. Cope in poetry.
Welcome to the free, online version of The 2014 New Southerner Literary Edition, featuring winners and finalists in the James Baker Hall Memorial Prize in Poetry contest, as well as in the nonfiction and fiction categories. To read, click individual links below.
We will have a celebratory reading, free and open to the public, at The Bard’s Town in Louisville on Saturday, Jan. 17, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. In addition to the winners, we have invited finalists and semifinalists to read at this event in recognition of their excellent work. A limited number of print copies of the literary edition will be available for $10 each.
By MARIETTA BALL
By MARY POPHAM
The Stone Child
By PAMELA REESE
When Mountains Were Mountains
By KARYL ANNE GEARY
JAMES BAKER HALL MEMORIAL PRIZE IN POETRY
From a Southern Writer
By AMY TUDOR
By ANN V. DEVILBISS
Letter to the Unborn By JONATHAN GLENN TRAVELSTEAD
Evening Sizzle-fish and Fiddleheads By RUTH HILL
The House of Hunley By TOM C. HUNLEY
Characters for a Novel of the Days By RICHARD HAGUE
arriving By RON WHITEHEAD