Gulf Stream Magazine Summer Contest Winners and Finalists

(The Contest Issue will be published in October)

Poetry Winner (Chosen by Denise Duhamel)

“When You Go to Mardi Gras with Anne Sexton” by Jen Rouse

Fiction Winner (Chosen by Jennine Capó Crucet)

“Afterburner” by Sharon Lee Snow

Poetry Finalists

“In Defense of Beige” by Brian Czyzyk
“History of Body” by Sandra Faulkner
“Scene at Central Park Zoo, Late Winter” by Carlie Hoffman
“Connemara” by Rachel Marie Patterson
“With Anne Sexton at the Bookstore” by Jen Rouse
“Border Town Lengua” by Gabriel Rubi
“Nobel Metal” by Leona Sevick
“Antikythera” by Jonathan Travelstead
“Poetry in Orbit” by Lawrence Wilson

Fiction Finalists

 “Another Time It Rained” by Eric Rasmussen
“Life of the Party” by Denise Schiavone
“Never Eat Soggy Waffles” by W. Scott Thomason
“Acceptance” by Christian Gilman Whitney