2021 Constance Rooke CNF Prize:
The Shortlist

We're pleased to announce the shortlist for our Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize! This year, we received over 115 entries.

The winner of the $1,000 prize will be announced by October 12 on our website and social media pages, as chosen by judge Emily Riddle.

Kate Bird, "Archival Record AN1940s"
Amber Boyd, "Picking Up the Crumbs"
Jenna Butler, "Feast"
Michelle Doege, "Siva's Fire"
Justina Elias, "To Do"
Adrienne Gruber, "Hunger: Notes to My Daughter"
Conor Kerr, "Blackout"
Ellise Ramos, "I Can Still Taste Her Milk"
Kenneth Wilson, "Populus"

Thank you to all who entered the contest, and best of luck to the finalists!