Intro Journals Project 2020 Nominees: Elizabeth Nonemaker, Hannah Beilenson, Max Lasky, Ayesha Shibli

January 26, 2020

he MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce our nominees for the Intro Journals Project (2020), an annual literary competition for the discovery and publication of the best new work by students currently enrolled in AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) member programs:

Nominee in fiction:
“You’re Doing It Wrong” by Elizabeth Nonemaker

Nominees in poetry:
“We Have Had Our Fill of Punishment” by Hannah Beilenson
“Bad Aesthetic” by Max Lasky
“What Came From Stone” by Ayesha Shibli

Congratulations to Elizabeth, Hannah, Max, and Ayesha, whose work has been sent on for final judging in the national competition. Winners will be notified in the spring of 2020 and will receive publication in a participating literary journal (Colorado Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, Mid-American Review, Puerto del Sol, Quarterly West, Tahoma Literary Review, Tampa Review) and a $100 honorarium.