We’re excited to announce the Atticus Review 2020 Flash CNF Contest winners. Congratulations to the writers below!

Thank you to all the wonderful writers who entered and Nick Flynn for selecting the contest winners!

1st Prize

The Walls Here” by Rachel Sudbeck

Rachel Sudbeck

Rachel Sudbeck lives with her tiny dog in Iowa City, where she’s a current MFA candidate in the University of Iowa’s Creative Nonfiction MFA Program. Her work has been published or is soon to be published in: The Rumpus “Enough” Series, DIAGRAM, and River Teeth. She’s recently begun work on a book-length project dealing with math, mapmaking, and the history of how we’ve conceived of the brain, among other things. Overall, she’s just happy to be here.

2nd Prize

Hay Fields” by Brianne M. Kohl

Brianne Kohl

Brianne M. Kohl’s writing has appeared in various publications including Catapult, The Masters Review, XRAY, and The Jellyfish Review. She was listed as a Notable Author in the 2018 Best American Sports Writing Anthology. She was also awarded the 2018 Wigleaf Mythic Picnic Prize for Fiction. For a full list of her awards and publications, please visit her at briannekohl.com or say hi at @BrianneKohl. She loves when folks say hi.

3rd Prize

(Re) Building the Body: Four Photographs” by Charity Gingerich

Charity Gingerich
Charity Gingerich is from Uniontown, OH. Her first collection of poems, After June, won The Hopper poetry prize (Green Writers Press, 2019). Currently, she teaches ESL to international business persons and their families. Gingerich has received a poetry scholarship from the Sewanee Writer’s Conference (2016) and a residency from the Vermont Studio Center (2019). Her work has appeared in journals such as FIELD, the Kenyon Review, Arts & Letters, Ruminate, and Indiana Review, among others.