The 2014 Big Read Contest winners!
1st: “Sisters” by Kellen Zubick
2nd: “Legs” by Malinda Miller
3rd: “Dust in the Big House” by Greg Matheny
1st: “The Dry Sea” by Tessa Cheek
2nd: “The Hill” by Jay Solomon
3rd: “House Keeping” by Lia Woodall
1st: “The New Girl” by Rose Frederick
2nd: “Indexical” by Carol Samson
3rd: “Airstream” by Shelly Catterson
1st: “Impermanent Destruction” by Karyn Weakleim
2nd: “Just Struck Match: Creation the Precursor to Loss” by Eric Grossman
3rd: “Cousins” by Karyn Weakleim
4th: “Glossy, Dark, and Wet” by Barb Chiarella
Winner: Leah Johnson
Runner Up: Claire Trainor
Winner: Aiyana Spear
Runner Up: Natalie Parkhurst
Thank you to the Big Read contest judges!
Photography: Mark Sink, Photographer
Poetry: Matthew Cooperman, Poetry Editor, Colorado Review
Nonfiction: Stephanie G'Schwind, Editor, Colorado Review
Fiction: Steven Schwartz, Fiction Editor, Colorado Review
Youth: Victoria Hanley, Faculty, Lighthouse Writer's Workshop
Also, thank you to all the organizations that partnered with us to make this amazing, three-month, collaborative event happen.
The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with Arts Midwest.