BY ERIN BLAKESLEE, Nonfiction Editor Jacob M. Appel, winner of the 2007 Wabash Prize in Fiction (judged by Dan Chaon), has a nice article in the upcoming issue of Poets & Writers titled “The Case for Contests: Why Emerging Writers Should Submit”. Sycamore Review is proud to have potentially influenced this piece by publishing contest entrant/winner Appel in Issue 19.2 … Continue reading Former Wabash Prize Winner in “Poets & Writers”
BY JACOB M. APPEL Wednesdays and Saturdays are my days off at the pharmacy, but Saturdays my wife is off too, so I do my flashing on Wednesday afternoons. In the mornings, I have my weekly rap session with Dr. Quince-Martin. She rents space on a corridor down by the waterfront—opposite a urologist named Littlecock—and, … Continue reading EXPOSURE (an excerpt)
Over here at Sycamore, we’re thrilled to announce the winner of the 2007 Wabash Prize for Fiction: Jacob M. Appel, for his story “Exposure.” Dan Chaon, who judged this year’s fiction contest, wrote, “I appreciated the way the humor and mood became more subtle and complicated as the story went on, and I was impressed … Continue reading 2007 Wabash Prize for Fiction: We Have a Winner!