Casey Haymes is the blog editor of 12th Street Journal and a Riggio Honors Writing and Democracy student at the New School for Public Engagement. He was a finalist for Black Warrior’s 11th annual writing contest. He has published fiction in Pasatiempo (annual writing contest winner), Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, and LIT. He was selected to read his story at the Hi-Fi Reading Series in New York and awarded a writer residency from The Jentel Foundation.
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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.