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Fiction Awards:

  • 2017 Ellen Levine prize for fiction (awarded for a novel-in-progress)

  • 2015 Brighthorse Prize in Short Fiction (book prize)

  • 2012 Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction

  • 2012 Writers at Work Fiction Fellowship

  • 2011 New Letters Prize for Fiction

  • 2011 Charles Johnson Award for Fiction

  • Finalist for 2014 Flannery O'Connor Award

  • 2nd prize/ Runner-up for 2015 Ohio State Book Prize, 2014 Hudson Review contest, 2014 Missouri Review Editor's Prize, 2005 Zoetrope All-Story fiction contest

  • Honorable Mentions for 2014 Lorian Hemingway contest and 2012 AWP 'Intro Journals' Award.

  • Finalist for 2014 Danahy fiction award, 2012 Crazyhorse prize, 2012 Indiana Review prize, 2012 Tennessee Williams fiction contest, and many more.

  • Nominated (3 times) for Pushcart prize.

Publications:

  • Spells for Victory and Courage. (Brighthorse Books, 2016).

  • "Crossroads of America." The Georgia Review, Winter, 2016.

  • "Leah, Lamb." The Hudson Review, Summer, 2016.

  • "Fun with Color." The Tampa Review, Fall, 2014.

  • "Vaquero." Prairie Schooner, Fall, 2014.

  • "Cousin." Mid-American Review, Spring, 2014.

  • "Jester." Crazyhorse, Fall, 2013.

  • "Monsters of the Deep." Arts & Letters, Spring, 2013.

  • "Fourteen Tips for Selling Real Estate." Quarterly West, Winter, 2013.

  • "Covenants." Indiana Review, Summer, 2012.

  • "Schooling." New Letters, Spring, 2012.

  • "Canoe." Crab Orchard Review, Winter, 2012.

  • "After School." New South, Summer, 2011.

Awards & Publications

     Art by Jack Metcalf, inspired by Dana Fitz Gale's story, "Canoe." 

     To see more of Metcalf's work, visit his website.

"Paper-thin Canoe" by Jack Metcalf (right)
awards & publications
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