Sue Lile Inman Fiction Award

A prize of $250 is awarded to one writer for the Sue Lile Inman Fiction Award for excellence in the art of the short story. Established in 2001 by the family and friends of Sue Lile Inman and by the Emrys Foundation, this annual prize honors Emrys Journal’s founding editor and former Board President.

Nancy Dew Taylor Poetry Award

A prize of $250 is awarded to one poet for the Nancy Dew Taylor Award for excellence in the art of poetry. This award was established in 2003 to honor past-President Nancy Dew Taylor by her family, friends, and the Emrys Foundation.

Linda Julian Creative Nonfiction Award

The prize for excellence in the art of the essay was established to honor the memory of Dr. Linda Julian by her family, friends, and the Emrys Foundation. $250 will be awarded to one creative nonfiction contributor.


Volume 32 Winners (2015)

Sue Lile Inman Fiction Award: Robin Rozanski for "Something Different"

Nancy Dew Taylor Poetry Award: John Sibley Williams for "The Descent"

Linda Julian Creative Nonfiction Award: Katie Burgess for "The Situation in Bosnia"

 

Volume 31 Winners (2014)

Sue Lile Inman Fiction Award: Gregory J. Wolos for “Nuzzi Great-Grandpa

 Nancy Dew Taylor Poetry Award: Grant Hier for “The Difference Between Rattle and Settling”

 Linda Julian Creative Nonfiction Award: Ellen Sprague for “Braking for Buntings”