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As of 2015, the Pearl Poetry Prize and Short Story Prize
have been discontinued.



 

WINNERS OF THE PEARL POETRY PRIZE 1999-2011

2011: BOY SINGING TO CATTLE by Mark D. Hart
Judge: Andrea Carter Brown

2010: ONCE UPON A TIME IN VIETNAM by Jerry Neren
Judge: Christopher Buckley

2009: ANIMAL MAGNETISM by Kim Roberts
Judge: Debra Marquart

2008: SEE HOW WE ALMOST FLY by Alison Luterman
Judge: Gerald Locklin

2007: THROUGH THE GLORIETA PASS by Lavonne J. Adams
Judge: David Hernandez

2006: DENMARK, KANGAROO, ORANGE by Kevin Griffith
Judge: Denise Duhamel

2005: THIS BIG FAKE WORLD by Ada Limón
Judge: Frank X. Gaspar

2004: THE FARMGIRL POEMS by Elizabeth Oakes
Judge: Donna Hilbert

2003: EARTH'S ENDS by Andrew Kaufman
Judge: Fred Voss

2002: HOW JFK KILLED MY FATHER by Richard M. Berlin
Judge: Lisa Glatt

2001: TRIGGER FINGER by Micki Myers
Judge: Jim Daniels

2000: FROM SWEETNESS by Debra Marquart
Judge: Dorianne Laux

1999: FLUID IN DARKNESS, FROZEN IN LIGHT by Robert Perchan
Judge: Ed Ochester

 



WINNERS OF THE PEARL SHORT STORY PRIZE

2013: "Decisions" by Julie Richie (forthcoming in Pearl 48)

2012: "The Church Pew War" by Kathleen Davis (forthcoming in Pearl 48)

2011: "What We Eat, Where We Live" by Irene Keliher (Pearl 46, Fall 2012)

2010: "Gone Missing" by Joan Corwin (Pearl 44, Spring/Summer 2011)

2009: "It Was Eden All Over, Says Old Annie" by Ruth Moon Kempher (Pearl 42, Spring/Summer 2010)

2008: "Stolen Things" by Erin Campbell (Pearl 40, Spring/Summer 2009)

2007: "Small for This World" by Sharon Reitman (Pearl 40, Spring/Summer 2009)

2006: "Forever 27" by James D. McCallister (Pearl 38, Fall/Winter 2007)

2005: "The Weight of It All" by Heidi Rosenberg (Pearl 36, Fall/Winter 2006)

2004: "Cry #7" by W. Joshua Heffernan (Pearl 36, Fall/Winter 2006)

2003: "Road of Five Churches" by Stephanie Dickinson (Pearl 34, Spring/Summer 2005).

2002: "Imago" by Linda Barnhart (Pearl 34, Spring/Summer 2005).

2001: "Back on Earth" by Quinn Dalton (Pearl 32, Spring/Summer 2003).

2000: "Breakfast With Charlie" by Holly L. Smith (Pearl 30, Summer 2001).

1999: "Nancy Treyger's #1 Fan" by John Brantingham (Pearl 30, Summer 2001).

1998: "A Momentary Lapse" by Gina Ochsner (Pearl 28, Fall 1999).