We are pleased to announce Linda LeGarde Grover as
the Final Judge of the 2017
Tillie Olsen Short Story Award.
Linda LeGarde Grover is the author of The Dance Boots (University of Georgia Press, 2010) , which has received the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction as well as the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. Her novel The Road Back to Sweetgrass (University of Minnesota Press, 2014) received the Wordcraft Circle of Indigenous Writers and Storytellers 2015 Fiction Award, and her poetry collection The Sky Watched: Poems of Ojibwe Lives, the Red Mountain Press 2015 Editor’s Award. Linda is a professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth and a member of the Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe. Her forthcoming essay collection Onigamiising: Seasons of an Ojibwe Year (University of Minnesota Press) is scheduled for release in September of 2017.
Send your best story <5K words between February 25th and April 30th.