Contest judges announced.
Passages North is excited to announce the judges for our spring fiction contests. Roxane Gay will judge our Just Desserts Short-Short Fiction contest. Roxane's writing appears in Black Warrior Review, Mid-American Review, Cream City Review, Annalemma, McSweeney's (online), and others. She is the co-editor of PANK, an assistant professor of English at Eastern Illinois University, and can be found at http://www.roxanegay.com. Her first collection, Ayiti, was released this fall.
And Cailtin Horrocks will judge our Waasmode Fiction Prize. Caitlin Horrocks is the author of the story collection, This Is Not Your City. Her stories and essays appear in The Best American Short Stories 2011, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2009, The Pushcart Prize XXXV, The Paris Review, Tin House, One Story and elsewhere. Her work has won awards including the Plimpton Prize and a Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Fellowship. She is a fiction editor at West Branch and teaches at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The winner of each contest will receive a $1000 prize, and well as publication in Passages North. All entrants receive a complimentary copy of the contest issue. Look for submissions to open in February.