Tribune announces 2017 Algren Award winners

I’m so excited that my short story “Found Objects” was selected as a Nelson Algren Literary Award finalist! An excerpt from the press release follows. Read the full press release here.

THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE –We’re pleased to announce that Kate Simonian is the grand prize winner of this year’s Nelson Algren Literary Award competition…The winners of the $1,000 finalist prizes, and their stories, are: Rebecca Wurtz, “Water Like Air”; Josh Oakley, “Canyon Mountain, MT”; Brooke Bullman, “Found Objects”; Carol Keeley, “Errata”; and Lori Stephens, “We Could Learn a Lot.”

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