Kirstin Valdez Quade has won the 2013 Narrative Prize, picked by the editors of Narrative Magazine for writing “the best work by a new or emerging writer published this past year in Narrative.”
The award includes a $4,000 prize from the 10 year old magazine. here’s more from the release:
Previous Narrative Prize winners include National Book Award finalist Anthony Marra, whose acclaimed first novel, A Vital Constellation of Phenomena, grew out of the short story “Chechnya,” for which he received the 2010 Narrative Prize. Other winners include Nathan Poole (Father Brother Keeper), Natalie Diaz (When My Brother Was an Aztec), Min Jin Lee (Free Food for Millionaires), and Michael Dickman (The End of the West).