Winner of the 2019 Rising Writer Contest Announced!
Congratulations to poet Eric Tran!
Autumn House is pleased to announce that Stacey Waite selected The Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer by Eric Tran as the winner of this year’s Rising Writer Prize!
Eric Tran is from the San Francisco Bay Area and currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina. He received his MFA from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He is the author of the chapbooks Revisions (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2018) and Affairs with Men in Suits (Backbone Press, 2014).
He is a resident physician in psychiatry at the Mountain Area Health Education Center. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine. His career interests include substance use treatment, community mental health, and LGBTQ mental health.
We’d also like to congratulate the following finalists for their wonderful manuscripts:
Small Game by Megan Arlett
Body Fires by Hannah Baggott
Sweetbitter by Stacey Balkun
These Waters by John Belk
Spoil by Alyse Bensel
Yes Rushes to Meet the Wound by James Ellenberger
Swan Hammer by Maggie Graber
The Auspices by Elisa Karbin
History and Physical by Laura Kolbe
There is No Room for Personal Revelation by Jeff Pearson
The Other Side of the River by Jacqueline Winter Thomas