Grammy-nominated DANIEL WOLFF has published three collections of poetry, including his most recent: “The Names of Birds” (Four Way Books, 2015) and a chapbook, “Ayiti,” (Finishing Line Press, 2019). His poetry has appeared in The Paris Review, Partisan Review, and American Poetry Review, among others. He’s written a half-dozen works of non-fiction, produced documentary films with director Jonathan Demme, collaborated on pop songs and performance pieces, and written op-eds for publications from The New York Times to Wooden Boat.
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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.
The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.