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The 2014 edition of The Broad River Review was edited by C. V. Davis. The publication contains fiction, non-fiction, art, poetry, and photography. The cover, "Icy Down Shelter," was photographed by Les Brown. The winner of the J. Calvin Koontz Poetry Award, given annually for a portfolio of poetry to a senior English major, is Dennis Zaragoza. 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 2013 award recipients are Tom Howard for his fiction work titled, “Grandfather Vampire” and Jessica Glover for her poem titled, “The Tillage.” Wiley Cash and North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti served as judges for the fiction and poetry contests, respectively.

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Gardner-Webb University


Boiling Springs, NC


Icy Downy Shelter, The Tillage, Grandfather Vampire, Ephemeral, Forgive Me, 40 Days, C. V. Davis, literary journal, literary publication, Gardner-Webb University, student art, student writing, J. Calvin Koontz Poetry Award, Les Brown, Dennis Zaragoza, The Rash Awards, Ron Rash, Tom Howard, Jessica Glover, Wiley Cash, North Carolina Poet Laureate, Joseph Bathanti, poetry contest, fiction contest


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


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Volume 46 (2014)