TRP is excited to announce that our final judge Renee Gladman has selected Mon Dieu, Love by Jane V. Blunschi as the winner of the 2022 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize.
Selena Didn’t Know Spanish Either is a debut poetry collection which seeks Tejano pop star Selena Quintanilla as a means of reconnecting to the speaker’s cultural identity.
At fourteen, two schoolgirls slit their palms with safety scissors and promised to be in each other’s lives forever.
Congratulations to Deirdre Danklin who won the 2021 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize for her novella Catastrophe!
In On the Rocks, Eva Marino’s free-spirited mother Leonora is on the cusp of her second marriage and Eva is to serve as the maid of honor.
Rafferty, having long determined to retire on Galveston Island, which he had visited as a child with his uncle, hovers between seeing his past deeds as providing a patriotic service and just another form of murder.
Ricky Rudolph experiences a revelation that causes him to believe that he has been called by God to imitate Jesus, literally…
“The idea of not having a book on me alarms me. I keep an ’emergency book’ in my car because the possibility of ever being expected to wait without a book—or, worse case scenario, unexpectedly stranded somewhere—disturbs me deeply.”
“‘Is this gonna be a brain book or a heart book?’ Nonsense! Great books hit both—and hit hard.”
Contributing writer Elizabeth Evans recently interviewed 2016 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize runner up and author of On the Rocks, Theodora Bishop.