Two winners will receive $600 and publication in our spring issue. Finalists will be considered for publication in our spring issue and other prizes.
Daniel Nester is the author of Shader: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Grief, Making Out in Church, and Other Unlearnable Subjects, which is due from 99: The Press in 2015. Other books include How to Be Inappropriate, God Save My Queen I and II, and The Incredible Sestina Anthology, which he edited. His writing has appeared in N+1, The New York Times, The Morning News, The Daily Beast, Best American Poetry, Best Creative Nonfiction, Third Rail: The Poetry of Rock and Roll, and Now Write! Nonfiction. He teaches writing at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. Visit his website here.