• Prizes

    The Sewanee Review honors the best work published in the magazine’s pages every year with five awards. The Tate, Lytle, and Spears Prizes are named for distinguished former editors of the Sewanee 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 2022 is awarded to Jos Charles for “i-v” (Fall issue).


    The Andrew Lytle Prize for the best story published in 2022 is awarded to Anna Caritj for “Ugly Sister” (Summer issue).


    The Monroe K. Spears Prize for the best essay published in 2022 is awarded to Roger Reeves for “In a Field in the Rain, Singing into the Silence of the State” (Spring issue).


    The Robert B. Heilman Award for the best review published in 2022 is awarded to Christopher Spaide for “Have You Thanked Your Executioner Today?: Three Reviews” (Summer issue).


    And the Walter Sullivan Award, given to a promising writer in any genre, is awarded to Cherline Bazile for “Tender” (Spring issue) and Rickey Fayne for “What Fire Won't Burn” (Fall issue).

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