We here at Meridian are thrilled to announce the winners and runners-up of our 2016 Editors’ Prize. Fiction: Winner:”Woman and Giraffe,” Jessica Lilien Runner-up:”The Photographer,” Seth Gannon Poetry: Winner: “Bad Summon,” Philip Schaefer Runners-up: “Ariadne’s Guide to Getting a Man,” Analicia Sotelo and “Objectophile,” Sam Sax The winners will each receive $1,000 and publication in the … More Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Meridian Editors’ Prize!
Some exciting news this week, readers! Rachel May’s novel-in-vignettes The Benedictines, which we excerpted in Meridian 21 is out this week from Braddock Avenue Books. Congratulations Rachel!
Just landed at the Meridian office: a gorgeous ARC of contributor Maryse Meijer’s story collection Heartbreaker, coming from FSG in July. And kicking it off is “Home,” which was originally published in Meridian issue 20. Congratulations Maryse!
Dear readers, We are pleased to announce that Issue 36 of Meridian is now available to read in its entirety over at our website. Inside, you’ll find some of the best writing we’ve come across in recent memory, from Aimee Mepham’s mind-invading story “Raving Ones” to an incredible, visceral poem by Chad Temples called “Cantaloupe.” (Favorite … More Issue 36 is Online!
2014 Editors’ Prize winner Anya Groner is totally on a roll, you guys. Check out her Modern Love column, “Is There a Doctor in the Marriage?” in this week’s New York Times. Congratulations Anya! Thanks for sharing this lovely piece with the world. P.S. If you are reading this and thinking how much you want to be just … More Read Anya Groner’s ‘Modern Love’ in the NYT!
The editorial staff of Meridian is pleased to announce our nominations for the 2016 Pushcart Prize, all selected from issues 34&35. (Psst: click the links to read!) Fiction: J. David Stevens, “Murdertown” Lucas Southworth, “Last Winter Among the Coyotes” Poetry: Bruce Snider, “Suite” Megan Blankenship, “Fantasy” Michael Schmeltzer, “And these are plenty and manifold” CNF: Rachel Riederer, … More Our 2016 Pushcart Prize Nominations
It’s that time of year again! Submit your very best fiction and poetry to be considered for Meridian‘s Editors’ Prize. It only costs $8.50 to submit, and the winner will take home $1,000, publication, and much glory. Contest open until January 15th. Submit fiction here. Submit poetry here.
Will wonders never cease! Issue 35 of Meridian has been born. Inside, you’ll find our most recent Editors’ Prize Winners: Megan Blankenship’s “Fantasy” and Jeff P. Jones’s “Another Dead Girl,” as well as a wonderful interview with Meg Wolitzer and an absurd number of book reviews. Well, what can we say? We like us some … More Meridian 35 Now Available to View Online
Congratulations to the winner and runners-up of Meridian‘s 2015 Flash Fiction Contest! Winner: Kate Doyle, “At the Time” Runners-up: Reem Abubaker, “Professional” & Andrea Witzke Slot, “Lymphatic” All three of these pieces will be published in Issue 36 of Meridian. Promise/threat: you won’t want to miss them. (A note to everyone who submitted: we had … More Announcing the Winners of Meridian’s Flash Fiction Contest!
One of our rockstar contributors, Christopher Kempf (you may recall his essay “Sweat” from Meridian 33 or his delightfully physical poems “Impingement” and “Scabies” from Issue 34) has recently won Narrative‘s Poetry Prize. Congratulations, Chris! Check out the winning work here.