It is our pleasure to announce the winners of our 2018 Pinch Literary Awards.
This year saw our greatest number of entries yet. Staff was thrilled by the quality of entries, and we thank everyone who entered. Congratulations to our winners! Scroll down to read their work.
Poetry (Judged by Maggie Smith)
Winner: “Requiem" - D.G. Geis
Runner Up: "Female Pain, Origin Of" - Casey Patrick
Fiction (Judged by Carmen Maria Machado)
Winner: “You Will Be Extraordinary" - Nicole Baute
First Runner Up: “My Eye Eye” — Lela Tredwell
Second Runner Up: “Three Husbands" - Sheldon Costa
Creative Nonfiction (Judged by Andrea Jarrell)
Winner: “What Accumulates" - Jackie Connelly
Runner Up: “Sweating Bullets" - Jordan Thomas