February, 2016

First Great Event of the Year

First Great Event of the Year

Tiger Salon Saturday, January 9 Doors open 7pm, Reading at 7:30 pm 1132 Oak Ave., Evanston A Free and Frequent Series hosted by Chris Green and Cin Salach and featuring a multi-genre line-up of Chicago’s best writers reading new work, plus fire, food, booze (BYOB) and a tiger This month’s readers: Tim Hillegonds (nonfiction) Suzanne […]

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Pushcart Prize XLI

The Fifth Wednesday Journal editors are happy to announce the following writers have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for work published in our magazine in 2015. If selected their work will appear in the 2016 edition of Pushcart Prize XLI, due out in November 2016. Joanne Diaz “Crossing Tsing Ma Bridge” Fall 2015 Issue […]

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Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the Editor’s Prize Winners for 2015

Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the Editor’s Prize Winners for 2015

Each year we ask an established artist in his or her field to select the recipient of our Editor’s Prize in Fiction and Poetry. The field is limited to work published in Fifth Wednesday Journal. The author of the selected work receives a modest monetary award. The winners this year were chosen from work published […]

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Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the Editor’s Prize Winners for 2014

Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the Editor’s Prize Winners for 2014

FWJ does not sponsor contests or offer prizes based on reading fees. Each year we ask an established artist in his or her field to select the recipient of our Editor’s Prize in Fiction and Poetry. The field is limited to work published in Fifth Wednesday Journal. The author of the selected work in each […]

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Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the Editor’s Prize Winners for 2013

FWJ does not sponsor contests or offer prizes based on reading fees. Each year we ask an established artist in his or her field to select the recipient of our Editor’s Prize in Fiction, Photography, and Poetry. The field is limited to work published in Fifth Wednesday Journal. The author of the selected work in […]

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Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the Winners of the Editor’s Prize for 2012

FWJ does not sponsor contests or offer prizes based on reading fees. Each year we ask an established artist in his or her field to select the recipient of our Editor’s Prize in Fiction, Photography, and Poetry. The field is limited to work published in Fifth Wednesday Journal. The author of the selected work in […]

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Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the winners of the Editor’s Prize for 2011

FWJ does not sponsor contests or offer prizes based on reading fees. However, we do select from the work published in FWJ one short story, one poem, and one photograph each year to receive our Editor’s Prize. The author of these “winning” contributions receives a modest monetary award. The selections are made by independent judges […]

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Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the winners of the Editor’s Prize for 2010

The prize, which includes a monetary award, is given each year for work published in FWJ in the previous year. The Editor’s Prize in Fiction for 2010 is awarded for “Edin Soto and Her Twin Brother of the Falklands War” by Michael Zapata (FWJ, spring 2010). J.C. Hallman served as judge. He is author of […]

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Fifth Wednesday Journal Announces the winners of the Editor’s Prize for 2009

The prize, which includes a monetary award, is given each year for work published in FWJ in the previous year. The Editor’s Prize in Fiction for 2009 is shared by “Hearty Women” by Andrew Coburn (FWJ, Spring 2009) and “Légiposta” by Diana Joyce (FWJ, Fall 2008). Keith Gandal, professor of English at Northern Illinois University, […]

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