Winners and Judges

2013 Competition

Winners:

Short Fiction:

First Prize: Ruel Johnson

Second Prize: Lesley-Ann Wanliss

Poetry:

First Prize: Vladimir Lucien

Second Prize: Ruel Johnson

Judges:

Short Fiction: Caryl Phillips, Olive Senior, Jan Lowe Shinebourne

Poetry: Easton Lee, Paul Keens-Douglas, Pam Mordecal

Past Winners and Judges

Winners:

Short Fiction:

First Prize: Sharon Millar

Second Prize: Alexia Arthurs

Poetry:

First Prize: Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

Second Prize: Lynn Sweeting

Judges:

Short Fiction: Thomas Glave, Oonya Kempadoo, Elizabeth Nunez

Poetry: Kendel Hippolyte, Mervyn Morris, Opal Palmer Adisa

 

Winners:

Short Fiction:

First Prize: Barbara Jenkins

Second Prize: Heidi N. Holder

Poetry (two first place winners):

First Prize: Sonia Farmer and Danielle McShine

Judges:

Short Fiction: Erna Brodber, Zee Edgell, and Robert Antoni

Poetry: Fred D'Aguiar, Cyril Dabydeen, and Shara McCallum

 

Winners:

Short Fiction:

First Prize: Stephen Narain

Second Prize: Andrea Shaw

Poetry:

First Prize: Lauren Alleyne
Second Prize: Ishion Hutchinson

 

Judges:

Short Fiction:Merle Hodge, Marlon James, and Shani Mootoo

Poetry: Kwame Dawes, Ramabai Espinet, and Kei Miller

 

Winners:

Short Fiction:

First Prize: Ashley Rousseau

Second Prize: Alake Pilgrim

Poetry:

First Prize: Monica Minott

Second Prize: Tanya Shirley

Judges:

Short Fiction: Garfield Ellis, Geoffrey Philp, and Merle Collins.

Poetry: Edward Baugh, Lorna Goodison, and Mark McWatt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements

Small Axe 44 now available



Small Axe 44 (July 2014) features the winners from the 2013 Small Axe Literary Competition, a special section on Caribbean Historiography, and a discussion of Sonic Bodies: Reggae Sound Systems, Performance Techniques and Ways of Knowing, by Julian Henriques, and Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity, by Alexander G. Weheliye.  Table of contents below.






Articles






The Last Conjuncture
David Scott
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/vii

The Refusal of Work: From the Postemancipation Caribbean to Post-Fordist Empire
Christopher Taylor
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/1.abstract

Dictates of Dominican Democracy: Conceptualizing Caribbean Political Modernity
Maja Horn
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/18.abstract

Birth of a Station: Broadcasting, Governance, and the Waning Colonial State
Alejandra Bronfman
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/36.abstract

Specters in the Forest: Gothic Form and World-Ecology in Edgar Mittelholzer's My Bones and My Flute
Michael Niblett
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/53.abstract

Oríkí fe Madíba
Kamau Brathwaite
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/69.abstract

 






Caribbean Historiography






Thinking Haiti's Nineteenth Century
Laurent Dubois
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/72.abstract

“Awful Pirates” and “Hordes of Jackals”: Santo Domingo/The Dominican Republic in Nineteenth-Century Historiography
Anne Eller
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/80.abstract

Incommensurable Epistemologies? The Atlantic Geography of Healing in the Early Modern Caribbean
Pablo F. Gómez
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/95.abstract

Port of Departure, Port of Return: Mapping Indentured Returns to Calcutta
Nalini Mohabir
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/108.abstract

Beyond Fugitive Speech: Rumor and Affect in Caribbean History
Lauren Derby
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/123.abstract

 






Literary Competition Winners 2013






Poetry






Rituals and Remembrances
Vladimir Lucien
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/141.abstract

Samizdat
Ruel Johnson
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/148.abstract

 






Short Fiction






The Paternity Test
Ruel Johnson
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/158.abstract

Watching Death …
Lesley-Ann Wanliss
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/165.abstract

 






Book Discussion: Julian Henriques, Sonic Bodies: Reggae Sound Systems, Performance Techniques, and Ways of Knowing; Alexander G. Weheliye, Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity






Afro-philo-sonic Fictions: Black Sound Studies after the Millennium
Tavia Nyong'o
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/173.abstract

Engendering Phonographies: Sonic Technologies of Blackness
Alexander G. Weheliye
http://smallaxe.dukejournals.org/content/18/2_44/180.abstract

 

 

 

 

 

 

People

Editor: 
Kelly Baker Josephs

Associate Editor:
Andrea Shaw

Book Review Editor:
Vanessa K. Valdés

sx salon has received funds from the Ford Foundation, the CUNY Research Foundation and the CUNY Diversity Projects Development Fund.