Contest

Arkana’s Inaugural Writing Contest

Currently closed for submissions

Arkana offered prizes in Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Poetry. Winners in each category received $400 and publication in the spring issue. Additionally, three runner-ups received $75 and potential publication.

Contest Winners and Runner-Ups:

Poetry
“Poem for Thalia” by Elizabeth Oness (winner)
“I was left for dead” by Emily Marie Buehler (runner-up)

Fiction
“Falling Season” by Judy Kessler (winner)
“The Winter Cabin” by Matt Caldwell (runner-up)

Creative Nonfiction
Pruritus” by J. D. Schraffenberger (winner)
“Encyclopedia of Memory” by Anne Canter (runner-up)

Guest Judges

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emily danforth – Fiction

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Scott Russell Sanders – Creative Nonfiction

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Oliver de la Paz – Poetry