Presenting the winners of the 2014 Wabash Prize for Fiction

In this year’s Wabash Prize for Fiction, judge Rebecca Makkai awarded the top prize to the “surefooted and organic” story “Flotsam” by John Englehardt, with Jasmine Sawers’ “At the Lung” as the runner-up. Rounding out the finalists were: “Spawn of Doctor Macabre” by Steve Trumpeter “Lost in the Flood” by Jordan Farmer “Prince of Nigeria” … Continue reading Presenting the winners of the 2014 Wabash Prize for Fiction

Rebecca Makkai to judge Wabash Prize for Fiction; Submissions Closed

Sycamore Review is pleased to announce that the 2014 Wabash Prize for Fiction will be judged by acclaimed author Rebecca Makkai. The winner, selected by Makkai, will receive a $1000 prize and publication in Sycamore Review. Rebecca Makkai’s second novel, The Hundred-Year House, will be available in summer, 2014 from Viking/Penguin. Her first novel, The Borrower, was a Booklist Top … Continue reading Rebecca Makkai to judge Wabash Prize for Fiction; Submissions Closed

Regular submissions closing, Wabash Fiction deadline extended

by Alisha Karabinus, Managing Editor Regular submissions in all genres will be closing a little early this year, on March 20 instead of March 31, due to the incredible volume received this year. Hurry and get those submissions in before Wednesday! We will be open again to regular submissions in the fall. We are, however, … Continue reading Regular submissions closing, Wabash Fiction deadline extended

Charles Baxter to Judge 2013 Wabash Prize for Fiction

by Dallas Woodburn, Fiction Editor Sycamore Review is proud to announce that award-winning novelist, essayist, poet and short-story writer Charles Baxter will be selecting the winner of our 2013 Wabash Prize for Fiction. First prize is $1,000 and publication in the next issue ofSycamore Review. Charles Baxter was born in Minneapolis and graduated from Macalester … Continue reading Charles Baxter to Judge 2013 Wabash Prize for Fiction

2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction results!

by Conor Broughan, Fiction Editor After careful reading, guest judge Aimee Bender has selected Cate Fricke’s story “Fox and Girl: A Bestial Romance” as the winner of Sycamore Review’s 2012 Wabash Fiction Prize. Aimee Bender said of the prize winning story: “First off, this story charmed me completely, gloriously. The author has a beautiful sense of the visual; … Continue reading 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction results!

Don’t Forget: Last Day to Submit to the 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction

By Adam Lefton, Managing Editor Did you wake up today thinking there was something you’d forgotten to do? You probably did. Writers are a forgetful lot. Fortunately, we here at Sycamore Review are working hard to remember for you: today’s the deadline for the 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction. Aimee Bender will be judging, and the winner will … Continue reading Don’t Forget: Last Day to Submit to the 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction

2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction: Only Two More Days to Enter

Jessica Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief With the March 30 deadline for the 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction coming up fast, looking back at our archives, we were gratified to see how many of our contributors have gone on to impressive writing careers. One such writer is Benjamin Percy, whose story “Unearthed” was featured in Sycamore Review Issue … Continue reading 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction: Only Two More Days to Enter

Wabash Fiction Deadline Extended Until March 30!

By Jessica Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief Though we have already received many exciting entries for this year’s Wabash Prize for Fiction, with judge Aimee Bender, we have decided to extend the deadline until March 30. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the Summer/Fall issue of Sycamore. A year’s subscription is included in the $15 entry … Continue reading Wabash Fiction Deadline Extended Until March 30!

Aimee Bender to Judge 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction

by Dallas Woodburn, Assistant Fiction Editor Sycamore Review is proud to announce that award-winning novelist and short-story writer Aimee Bender will be selecting the winner of our 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction.  First prize is $1,000 and publication in the next issue of Sycamore Review. Bender is the author of four books: The Girl in the … Continue reading Aimee Bender to Judge 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction