2017 Pith of Prose & Poem Contest

We have winners! Out of 2079 individual submissions, we are proud to announce the winners of our 2017 Pith of Prose & Poem contest. Watch for the winning work to appear later this month (and as it does, we will link the entries here as well).

1st Place: Katy Chrisler – “The Prop is Not an Apple”

2nd Place: Megan Collins – “Errands”

3rd Place (tie) Michelle Chen – “Mimosa Pudica”

3rd Place (tie) Jennifer Wortman – “On Maggie”

Editor’s Choice Winners

  • Meg Eden – “Donut Man”
  • Theodore Eisenberg – “O. Henry Don’t Leave Us”
  • Joshua Gottlieb-Miller – “Rothko Before the Color Fields”
  • Karen Stanislaw – “coronamatic”


Previous Contest Winners