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Congratulations to the winners of our Robert Watson Literary Prizes

We’re very pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Robert Watson Literary Prizes, including a cash prize of $1,000 for the best short story and poem published in our spring issue. This year’s awards go to:

Sarah Heying, for the story, “The Chair Kickers’ Tale

All of us at The Greensboro Review are proud to showcase the work of these talented writers!

The reading period for the next Robert Watson Literary Prizes is open now through September 15. Please visit Submittable to send us your work.

Spring 2019 / Issue 105

Another Happy Pub Day to Jacob Appel

Congratulations to Jacob M. Appel, GR contributor and former winner of the Robert Watson Literary Prize for fiction, on the pub day of his latest novel, Surrendering Appomattox (C&R Press, June 2019).

“Combining mystery, intrigue, and satire, Appel’s novel is a warning about how far our society has fallen down the rabbit hole of fake news and alternative facts.”
—Robert Repino, author of Morte

Happy Pub Day to Khanh Ha

Congratulations to contributor Khanh Ha on the publication of his latest novel, Mrs. Rossi’s Dream (The Permanent Press, 2019). Ha won the Greensboro Review Robert Watson Literary Prize in fiction for “Heartbreak Grass,” a short story adapted from the book.

Mrs. Rossi’s Dream has already won pre-publication awards and been a finalist for the 2016 Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction (Sarabande Books), 2016 Many Voices Project (New Rivers Press), and 2016 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction (Prairie Schooner).

Robert Watson Literary Prize