Tacenda Literary Awards


BleakHouse Publishing sponsors several Tacenda Literary Awards for a range of creative enterprises.



2014

BEST BOOK
Up the River by Chandra Bozelko

 

BEST SHORT STORY
“A Way Out” by Tatiana Laing
“This Game Ain’t No Game” by Daniel “Vito” Johnson

 

BEST POEM
“Natural Habitat” by Alaa Chaker
“I Don’t Need a Mirror” by Melis Cengiz
“Where the Forgotten Wait” by Maggie Brennan
“The Duty of Leaving Imprints” by Anthony Winn
“Crocus” by Alfred Dearing

 

BEST ESSAY
“The Elephant in the Room” by Casey Chiappetta

 

BEST ARTWORK
“20th Century Death Penalty” by JOanne Conelley (painting)

SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCACY AWARD
Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

 

VICTOR HASSINE MEMORIAL SCHOLARS, COURTESY OF THE HASSINE FAMILY
Tatiana Laing & Alexa Marie Kelly

 

DISTINGUISHED WRITERS AND ARTISTS GUILD
Shirin Karimi (writer) & Rachel Ternes (artist)

 

BLEAKHOUSE FELLOW 
Tatiana Laing




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