2010 Wabash Prize for Poetry Results!

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief After careful consideration, guest judge Jane Hirshfield has selected Nancy K. Pearson’s poem “Selene’s Horse” as the winner of Sycamore Review‘s 2010 Wabash Prize for Poetry. Hirshfield said of Pearson’s poem: Each of the finalist poems I read had exceptional strengths. “Selene’s Horse” stepped forward for me because of three things. … Continue reading 2010 Wabash Prize for Poetry Results!

Antonya Nelson to Judge 2011 Wabash Prize for Fiction

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief Sycamore Review is proud to announce that award-winning author Antonya Nelson will be selecting the winner of our 2011 Wabash Prize for Fiction. Few writers have demonstrated such mastery of the short story form, and no other writer tackles family life with such voice, precision, and insight. Nelson is the author of … Continue reading Antonya Nelson to Judge 2011 Wabash Prize for Fiction

Jane Hirshfield to Judge Sycamore Review’s 2010 Wabash Prize for Poetry

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief Sycamore Review is excited to announce that Jane Hirshfield will be judging the 2010 Wabash Prize for Poetry. An award-winning poet, translator, and essayist, Jane Hirshfield is the author of six collections of poetry, including After (shortlisted for England’s T.S. Eliot Prize and named a “best book of 2006” by the Washington … Continue reading Jane Hirshfield to Judge Sycamore Review’s 2010 Wabash Prize for Poetry

Sherman Alexie Wins 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief We’d like to congratulate Sherman Alexie. The PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced today that it has selected his story collection War Dances as the winner of its 2010 award for fiction. Finalists included Barbara Kingsolver for The Lacuna, Lorraine M. Lopez for Homicide Survivors Picnic and Other Stories, Lorrie Moore for A Gate … Continue reading Sherman Alexie Wins 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction