• 2023 Annual Prize Winners


    The Sewanee Review is pleased to announce the winners of five awards given annually by the magazine for the finest work published in these pages. The Tate, Lytle, and Spears Prizes are named for distinguished former editors of the Review; the Heilman and Sullivan Awards are named for longtime contributors to and friends of the magazine. Each winner receives five hundred dollars.

    The Allen Tate Prize for the best poem published in 2023 is awarded to Corey Van Landingham for “Reader, I” (Spring issue).

    The Andrew Lytle Prize for the best story published in 2023 is awarded to Genevieve Plunkett for “The Keeper and the Tether” (Fall issue).

    The Monroe K. Spears Prize for the best essay published in 2023 is awarded to Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi for “Whose Time Are We Speaking In?” (Winter issue).

    The Robert B. Heilman Award for the best review published in 2023 is awarded to Tara K. Menon for “On the 2022 Booker Prize” (Winter issue).

    And the Walter Sullivan Award, given to a promising writer in any genre, is awarded to Josie Abugov for “Daisy the Whale” (Summer issue).

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