2017 Chesapeake Voices Prose Contest

Congratulations to Jeremy Griffin, winner of Delmarva Review's Chesapeake Voices Contest!

Jeremy's short story "The Future is Not For Sale," was hailed by contest judge Laura Oliver as sophisticated, with strong characters in a setting that clearly depicts the Chesapeake region.

Jeremy is the author of a collection of short fiction from SFASU Press titled “A Last Resort for Desperate People: Stories and a Novella,” which was nominated for a Library of Virginia Award. His work has appeared in such journals as the Greensboro Review, the Mid-American Review, the Indiana Review, the Iowa Review, and Shenandoah. He is a lecturer in the department of English at Coastal Carolina University and is fiction editor for Waccamaw: a Journal of Contemporary Literature.

You can read Jeremy's piece in the upcoming Volume 10 of Delmarva Review.

Second place honors go to George Sherblom, for his piece "Shots Fired." 

Third place winner is Barbara Shamp, for "Sot Weed Legacy."