OCTOBER 2017: CONTEST ISSUE. Cover Art: Endless by Jin Zhu.

ABOUT THE 2017 CONISTON PRIZE

Rachel Marie Patterson and Dara-Lyn Shrager

INTRODUCING THE WINNER: EMILY VIGGIANO SALAND

Dorothea Lasky, Contest Judge

 

Emily Viggiano Saland

Winner of the 2017 Coniston Prize

Artwork by Jin Zhu

THE SEMELE SEQUENCE (I)

THE SEMELE SEQUENCE (II)

THE SEMELE SEQUENCE (III)

THE SEMELE SEQUENCE (IV)

THE SEMELE SEQUENCE (V)

 

Katie Bickham

Finalist, 2017 Coniston Prize

Artwork by Ashley Valmere

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA, 1847

DUBLIN, IRELAND,1893, 1993

MISSOULA, MONTANA, 1950

NUNAVIK REGION, QUEBEC, CANADA, 1965

UNNAMED HAMLET, OAXACA, MEXICO, 2014

 

Chelsea Dingman

Finalist, 2017 Coniston Prize

Artwork by Sonja Dahl and Jovencio de la Paz

SELF-PORTRAIT AS GOD WITH A STILLBORN INSIDE

HOW HUMANS ARE STRUCTURED AND FORMED

LET THE NIGHT COME, MONSTROUS, & MAKE USE OF US

WE DIDN'T READ THE FINE PRINT

RE-PETITION

 

Jacqueline He

Finalist, 2017 Coniston Prize

Artwork by Cole Caswell

supermarket in between

ballad of the hulijing

confessional

dead stag to the hunter

ophelia

mollusk threnody

 

Nicole Rollender

Finalist, 2017 Coniston Prize

Artwork by Jovi Schnell

THRESHOLD WITH A CROWN OF BEES

LOST THINGS KEEP APPEARING

LAMP LIGHTING

FIREWORKS

HOLY FOOLS DAY LITANY

 

Emily Van Kley

Finalist, 2017 Coniston Prize

Artwork by Karine Leger

introduction (1)

dusk

introduction (2)

dénouEment

 

 

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