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The 2015 edition of The Broad River Review was edited by C. V. Davis. The publication contains fiction, non-fiction, art, poetry, and photography. The cover, "Wooden Fence with Snow," was photographed by Allison Parrish. The winner of the J. Calvin Koontz Poetry Award, given annually for a portfolio of poetry to a senior English major, is Nicole Saxton. The Rash Awards, named in honor of Ron Rash, a 1976 graduate of Gardner-Webb University, are awarded annually for outstanding works in poetry and fiction. The 2014 award recipients are Adam Padgett for his fiction work titled, “Useful Things” and Sharon Charde for her poem titled, “Fiftieth Anniversary.” Daniel Wallace and David Bottoms served as judges for the fiction and poetry contests, respectively.

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Gardner-Webb University


Boiling Springs, NC


Wooden Fence with Snow, Fiftieth Anniversary, Useful Things, Christian Ritual, Color Blind, C. V. Davis, literary journal, literary publication, Gardner-Webb University, student art, student writing, J. Calvin Koontz Poetry Award, Allison Parrish, Nicole Saxton, The Rash Awards, Ron Rash, Adam Padgett, Sharon Charde, Daniel Wallace, David Bottoms, poetry contest, fiction contest


Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | English Language and Literature | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry


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Volume 47 (2015)