We will not be posting new blog content this week. But if you haven’t yet had the opportunity to read the wonderful winning work from our second annual Essay Prize and Narrative Journalism Prize, you may find links here:
PERSONAL ESSAY PRIZE
Judge: Adriana Ramírez
Winner — “How to Burn Shit” by Joseph S. Pete
First Runner-up —“Apology” by Hannah Craig
Second Runner-up — “New York Nanny” by Gabrielle Montesanti
NARRATIVE JOURNALISM PRIZE
Judge: Ted Conover
Winner — “It Takes a Boom” by Blaire Briody
First Runner-up — “That Day at Joe’s” by Richard Gilbert
Editor: Carrie Kilman
“Millennial Paperweights” by E.C. Kelly
Or take some time to peruse our archives for the thoughtful essays on nonfiction storytelling that we’ve been privileged to publish here on TRUE.
At Proximity, we are deeply thankful for our readers and contributors, and we wish everyone, everywhere a happy and healthy season of true fulfillment and gratitude.