The Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 GLCA New Writers Award for fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Now in its 48th year, the New Writers Award confers recognition on promising writers who have published a first volume in one of the three genres.
The 2017 winner for Poetry is Nate Marshall, Wild Hundreds, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.
The 2017 winner for Fiction is Charles Boyer, History’s Child, published by New Issues Poetry and Prose.
The 2017 winner for Creative non-fiction is Randall Horton, Hook, published by Augury Books.
Judges of the New Writers Award are faculty members of creative writing and literature at GLCA’s member colleges. A full account of the GLCA Announcement, including the judges' comments, can be found at this link.