The 2018 Contemporary Women’s Writing Essay Prize has been awarded to Sabine Sharp for her essay “Her Strange Origins, Her Odd Sisters: Monstrous Genders and Mutant Genres in Larissa Lai’s Salt Fish Girl and Hiromi Goto’s ‘Hopeful Monsters.’”
The following submissions were selected for Special Commendation:
Megan Sormus, “Grrrl Revlonution: The Cosmetic Grrrling of Women in Emma Forrest’s Cherries in the Snow”
Rebecca Walker, “A Language of Her Own: Willful Displacement and Feminist Subjectivity in Jhumpa Lahiri’s In Other Words”
Congratulations to our worthy winner!