Big Fiction celebrates the soul of the long story: generous, transportive, and a little wild. We're an independent journal publishing ambitious and delicious fiction twice a year, in hand-designed letterpress issues.
"Truly admirable fiction, beautiful presentation, lasting quality. For lovers of any of these, Big Fiction is an indispensable gift." -NewPages.com
Big Fiction is proud to announce
Winners of the 2013 Knickerbocker Prize
"These two stories are both brilliant and moving: I am thrilled to help bring them to your attention. I hope you will love them - and Big Fiction - as much as I do." -Lauren Groff, Judge
First Place: Steve Yates, "Sandy and Wayne"
Steve Yates is the author of Some Kinds of Love: Stories, the 2012 Juniper Prize Winner (University of Massachusetts Press 2013) and the novel, Morkan’s Quarry (Moon City Press 2010). Assistant director / marketing director at University Press of Mississippi in Jackson, Yates lives in Flowood with his wife, Tammy.
Second Place: Sandra Gail Lambert, "Half-Boy"
Sandra Gail Lambert writes fiction and memoir, and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in New Letters, The North American Review, Arts & Letters, and Sweet as well as other journals and anthologies. She is also the winner of the 2013 Saints and Sinners Short Fiction Contest.
Forthcoming July/August 2013