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Bloodshot Stories

By Jeff P. Jones

FIRST PLACE | SUNSHOT BOOK AWARD FOR PROSEJeff P. Jones lives on the Palouse in northern Idaho. He’s a MacDowell Fellow, a Bread Loaf Fellow in Fiction (2018), and his writing has won a Pushcart Prize, as well as the Hackney, Meridian Editors’, A. David Schwartz, Wabash, and Lamar York prizes. His debut novel, Love Give Us One Death, won the George Garrett Fiction Prize in 2016.Bloodshot Stories is his first published story collection.

- Pulitzer Prize Nomination -

- National Book Award Nomination -

Shot In The Head

By Lee Varon

FIRST PLACE | SUNSHOT BOOK AWARD FOR POETRYLee Varon is a social worker in the Boston area. Her poetry has received nomination for a Pushcart Prize and has been published in magazines, newspapers, and various literary journals, including Atlanta Review, Ibbetson Street, Tampa Review, and Muddy River Poetry Review.In addition to poetry, Varon also writes prose and won the 2015 Briar Cliff Review Fiction Award.

- Pulitzer Prize Nomination -

- National Book Award Nomination -

An Incomplete List of My Wishes

By Jendi Reiter

— SUNSHOT BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION —Jendi Reiter is the author of the novel Two Natures and four poetry books and chapbooks. Awards include a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship for Poetry, the New Letters Prize for Fiction, the Wag's Revue Poetry Prize, the Bayou Magazine Editor's Prize in Fiction, and two awards from the Poetry Society of America.Two Natures won the Rainbow Award for Best Gay Contemporary Fiction and was a finalist for the Book Excellence Awards and the Lascaux Prize for Fiction.Reiter is the editor of, an online resource with contests and markets for creative writers.

- Pulitzer Prize Nomination -

- National Book Award Nomination -

Human Rights and Wrongs

Reluctant Heroes Fight Tyranny

By Adrianne Aron, Ph.D.

Dr. Aron is a practicing psychologist in Berkeley, California. For many years she was clinical director of a pro-bono service for Central American refugees, the Centro Ignacio Martín-Baró, a project of the Committee for Health Rights in the Americas. She is the co-editor and chief translator of a collection of essays by Martín-Baró, Writings for a Liberation Psychology (Harvard University Press) and translator of Mario Benedetti's Pedro y el Capitán.
For respite from her long hours with traumatized refugees she took up writing fiction and little essays of creative nonfiction and, on receiving awards in both genres, was encouraged to write Human Rights and Wrongs in the style of a collection of stories to make the book accessible to the general reader - the audience a liberation psychologist always wants to reach.

- Pulitzer Prize Nomination -

- National Book Award Nomination -

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