Hackney Literary Awards

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The Hackney Literary Awards are awarded annually for new novels, short stories and poetry from Alabama and the entire United States. The program was created in 1969 by the family of Cecil Hackney. The organization's offices are located at 1305 2nd Avenue North.

Winners of the annual competition are announced during the Writing Today conference at Birmingham-Southern College.

Recent winners

2006

2007

  • Novel: Lauren Wolk
  • National Story: Elinathan Ohiomoba
  • State Story: Wayne Greenhaw
  • National Poetry: Vivian Shipley
  • State Poettry: Gail Gehiken

2008

  • Novel: Sandra Kolankiewicz
  • National Story: Jason Wiener
  • State Story: Claire Burgess
  • National Poetry: Gladys Poppy Perez-Bashier
  • State Poettry: James Mersmann

2009

  • Novel: Cary Groner
  • National Story: Barbara Crane
  • State Story: Erin K. Sullivan
  • National Poetry: Ed Frankel
  • State Poettry: Sue Scalf

2010

  • Novel: Ed Davis
  • National Story: Scott Kauffman
  • State Story: Wayne Greenhaw
  • National Poetry: W. F. Lantry
  • State Poettry: Laura Davenport

2011

2012

  • Novel: Kurt Kamm
  • National Story: Thomas McConnell
  • State Story: Lee Smith
  • National Poetry: Karen Bowden
  • State Poetry: Tyler Dennis

2013

  • Novel: Glenn Skwerer
  • National Story: Zachariah Barry
  • State Story: Steve Coleman
  • National Poetry: Joan Kantor
  • State Poetry: James Mersmann


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