Orison Books is pleased to announce that Scott Russell Sanders has selected “A Great Many Seemings Here” by Lynn Casteel Harper as the winner of The 2017 Orison Anthology Award in Nonfiction in a blind judging process. Casteel Harper’s essay will be published in the 2018 volume of The Orison Anthology, and she will receive a cash award of $500.
We are also happy to announce the following finalists:
“Wild Medicine” by Jennifer Cayer
“Out of the Garden” by Diana Mitchell
“True Names” by Jennifer McGuiggan
ABOUT THE WINNER
Lynn Casteel Harper’s work has appeared in Counterpunch, The Huffington Post, Tiferet, So to Speak, CALYX, Big Muddy, Journal of Religion and Abuse, and elsewhere. She received the New Delta Review’s 2013 Nonfiction Prize. Originally from southeastern Missouri, Casteel Harper lives in New York City where she serves as a minister to older adults at The Riverside Church.