Volume 44 (2012)

Volume 44 (2012)



The 2012 edition of The Broad River Review was edited by C. V. Davis. The publication contains fiction, non-fiction, art, poetry, and photography. The cover, "Train Tracks," was photographed by Katherine Bailey. The winner of the J. Calvin Koontz Poetry Award, given annually for a portfolio of poetry to a senior English major, is Jane Savage. The Broad River Review Editor's Prizes in Fiction and Poetry are chosen among all submissions from Gardner-Webb University students. The prize for poetry was awarded to Amy Snyder for her work titled, "La Carpio: A Refugee Camp, San Jose, Costa Rica." The prize for prose was awarded to Chelsea Usher for her work titled, "Happy Birthday." 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 2011 award recipients are Marylee MacDonald for her fiction work titled, “Tea & Sugar” and Celisa Steele for her poem titled, “To a Son on the Verge of Divorce.” Silas House of Berea, Kentucky, and Cathy Smith Bowers of Asheville, North Carolina, served as judges for the fiction and poetry contests, respectively.

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Gardner-Webb University


Boiling Springs, NC


To a Son on the Verge of Divorce, Tea and Sugar, Your Heart Praise God, La Carpio: A Refugee Camp, Happy Birthday, C. V. Davis, literary journal, literary publication, Gardner-Webb University, student art, student writing, J. Calvin Koontz Poetry Award, The Broad River Review Editors Prize, Katherine Bailey, Jane Savage, Amy Snyder, Chelsea Usher, The Rash Awards, Ron Rash, Marylee MacDonald, Celisa Steele, Silas House, Cathy Smith Bowers, poetry contest, fiction contest


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


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Volume 44 (2012)