Monthly archive October, 2012
Bennett Fellowships Accepting Applications

Bennett Fellowships Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the Diana L. Bennett Fellowships at the Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Up to three fellowships with a stipend of $50,000 each will be awarded, and the deadline for applications is December 1, 2012.
Rekdal Poem Included in Best American Poetry

Rekdal Poem Included in Best American Poetry

Paisley Rekdal poem "Wax" was included in the 2012 edition of Best American Poetry.
New Haworth Essay Collection

New Haworth Essay Collection

CCLaP Publishing has just published Kevin Haworth's essay collection Famous Drownings in Literary History: Essays on 21st Century Jewishness.
New Kearns Story Collection

New Kearns Story Collection

Aqueous Books has just published Rosalie Morales Kearns' short story collection Virgins and Trickters.
Witness fiction included in Best American Short Stories Notables List

Witness fiction included in Best American Short Stories Notables List

The 2012 Best American Short Stories notables list includes three pieces of fiction first published in Witness.
Bucak story selected for O. Henry Prize Anthology

Bucak story selected for O. Henry Prize Anthology

Ayşe Papatya Bucak's story "The History of Girls" has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 O. Henry Prize Anthology.
Poetry Daily features Sharma's "Adversity"

Poetry Daily features Sharma’s “Adversity”

Poetry Daily recently featured Prageeta Sharma's poem "Adversity," which was first published in Witness's "Distaster" issue.
Witness Reviewed by Newpages.com

Witness Reviewed by Newpages.com

Witness's Spring 2012 print issue "Disaster" was recently reviewed by Newpages.com.
Swearingen wins Jaffe Award

Swearingen wins Jaffe Award

Witness contributor, Rachel Swearingen, will receive a 2012 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award.