James Capozzi, of Virginia, won first prize in poetry for “Procession of Cervantes’ Hand Over the Bridge at Lepanto,” and other poems.
Amanda Hartzell, of Massachusetts, won first prize in fiction with her short story “What the Water Is.”
James G. Brueggeman, of Wisconsin, won first prize in the essay competition with “Hardware Store.”
First-place winners in each category receive $1,500 and publication in the winter awards issue of New Letters magazine. Runners-up in each category receive a complimentary copy of a recent book from New Letters’ affiliate BkMk Press. All entries receive consideration for publication in a future issue of New Letters. The next literary awards deadline is May 18, 2013. Please visit www.newletters.org for further details.