2020 Calvino Prize Winners

Information about the creative writing contests in the Creative Writing program

2020 Calvino Prize Winner:

Leanne Ogasawara

Leanne Ogasawara, “Bare Bones”

Leanne Ogasawara has worked as a translator from Japanese for over twenty years. Her translation work has included academic translation, poetry, philosophy, and documentary film. Her creative writing has appeared in the Kyoto Journal, River Teeth/Beautiful Things, Hedgehog Review, Entropy, the Dublin Review of Books, the Pasadena Star newspaper— and forthcoming in Pleiades Magazine and Gulf Coast Journal. She also has a monthly column at the science and arts blog 3 Quarks Daily: https://3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/author/leanneogasawara


"I Cannot Help You With This" by Timothy DeLizza

"The Drowned Town" by Josie Sigler



"Bello Pichichero, The Art of Photography, No. 84" by Neal Giannone

"flyBaby" by Chad Gusler

"Cities of the Antediluvian World" by Peter Hankins

"The Band Plays Yellow When I Feel Like Red" by Tiffany Osedra Miller

"Instructions for Dreaming" by Sean W. Murphy

"KEITH, or: The Last Man on Earth" by Adam Peterson

"Placebo" by Zachary Vickers”