And the winners are …


Editor’s note: Winning entries, finalists and semifinalists will appear in the 2016 New Southerner Literary Edition, which will be available online and in print in December. (A fiction prize was not awarded this year.)

New Southerner Literary Prize Winners’ Reading
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, 5 – 8 p.m.
The Bard’s Town
Louisville, KY

Please join us for a celebratory reading, featuring Jed Myers, winner of the 2016 James Baker Hall Memorial Prize in Poetry, and Karen Salyer McElmurray, winner of the 2016 nonfiction prize. Finalists and semifinalists will also read their works, and print copies of the literary edition will be available for $10 each. The reading is free and open to the public.


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