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PSA Chapbook Fellowship Runner-Up

My chapbook Strandings is the runner-up for the Poetry Society of America’s 2016 Chapbook Fellowship 30 and Under! Congrats to William Brewer and Analicia Sotelo on their wins!

Best of the Net nomination and The Rumpus

The poem “Strandings” has been nominated by decomP for Best of the Net. An article about my time in Slovakia is up at The Rumpus.

AWP Intro Award Honorable Mention & Fulbright Fellowship

“A Baptism that Keeps” has been noted as an Honorable Mention in Creative Nonfiction for the AWP Intro Journal Awards. Andrew has also been awarded a Fulbright for 2014-2015 to the Slovak Republic!

“Potomac” Nominated for Pushcart Prize

“Potomac” has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize by Masters Review. Thanks to the editors for that wonderful honor!

“The Going Things” Selected as Runner-up In Hunger Mountain Fiction Contest

“The Going Things” has been selected by judge Michael Martone as a runner-up in the Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize at Hunger Mountain.

Selected as Fellow at Aspen Summer Words Writing Retreat

Andrew has been awarded a full fellowship to attend the 2013 Aspen Summer Words Writing Retreat in Aspen, Colorado, June 16-21.

“Potomac” Selected for Finalist Commendations by Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Award

Andrew Payton’s short story, “Potomac,” has been selected for finalist commendations by The Chicago Tribune for the 2013 Nelson Algren Award.   Payton’s story was selected from a pool of over 1,000 entries for the award, which includes an honorarium of $1,000 and publication in The Chicago Tribune. The Nelson Algren Award for Short Fiction is […]