Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Meridian Editors’ Prize!


We here at Meridian are thrilled to announce the winners and runners-up of our 2016 Editors’ Prize.


Winner:”Woman and Giraffe,” Jessica Lilien

Runner-up:”The Photographer,” Seth Gannon


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 Spring/Summer issue of Meridian. You might just catch a few of the runners-up in there too.

Thanks to all who submitted. We received over 500 submissions and had to make a number of very difficult decisions, but we are grateful to have been given the opportunity to read so much fabulous work.

Congratulations again to our winners!



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