Results of the First Annual Wabash Prize for Nonfiction

by Shavonne Clarke, Nonfiction Editor We’re excited to share the news about the essays that won our first annual Wabash Nonfiction prize! After much careful reading, guest judge Mary Karr selected Jeremy Collins’ “Papa Don’t Preach” as the winner of Sycamore Review’s 2012 Wabash Nonfiction Prize. The second place essay was Jill Smith’s “Trust Someone.” … Continue reading Results of the First Annual Wabash Prize for Nonfiction

Sycamore’s Nonfiction Submissions: What Captivates Us

by Shavonne Clarke, Nonfiction Editor According to novelist, poet and essayist Clive James, “fiction is life with all the dull bits left out.” It’s a mantra I live by. Fiction is life. And of course—as the tri-genred James certainly knows—life is fiction, too. Each of us is the protagonist in our life, that person on … Continue reading Sycamore’s Nonfiction Submissions: What Captivates Us