First prize in the contest is $1,000 and publication in the next issue of Sycamore Review.
Leslie Jamison is the author of The Empathy Exams, a New York Times bestselling essay collection, and a novel, The Gin Closet, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times First Fiction Award. Her work has appeared in Harper’s, Oxford American, A Public Space, Boston Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Believer, and the New York Times, where she is a regular columnist for the Sunday Book Review. She was raised in Los Angeles and currently lives in Brooklyn.
The deadline for the 2014 Wabash Prize for Nonfiction is December 1. The $15 entry fee includes a prize copy of the magazine. For complete submission guidelines or to submit your work, please visit our contests page.