Joyce Winslow

Honors, Fellowships, Awards: Fiction and Poetry

2010, Poem “THE”– second place in the annual Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards, The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ, and publication in a hardcover book of distinguished poets in the Paterson Literary Review, Issue #40; Garrett Hongo, Galway Kinnell, Maxine Kumin, Marge Piercy, Gerald Stern, C.K. Williams, judges. (2700 entries.)

2009, Poem “ On the Other Side of the Poem,” placed on posters in buses and metro cars by Moving Words, the Arlington Virginia Council on the Arts (one of top 6 of 400 submissions).

July 2009, “Made in Puerto Rico,” short story included in Gravity Dancers, an anthology of fiction by women writers in Washington, DC, edited by Richard Peabody.

October 2009, Reading of my fiction at Marymount College, VA.

July 2009, Reading of my fiction at Politics and Prose, largest independent bookstore, in Washington, DC.

Spring 2008, Teacher of Poetry in Nature and as Reflections of an Art Installation at the Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA.

2004, Poetry Award, Millennium Magazine, Univ. of Tenn, Nashville.

2004, First Place, Fiction, “From A Distance It Is Easy To See,” The National Press Club, Washington DC

2002, DC Commission on the Arts Individual Fellowship, Fiction.

2001, Third Place, Larry Neal Adult Fiction Awards, DC Commission on the Arts.

2001, Judge, Larry Neal Poetry Awards for children and youth, DC Commission on the Arts.

2000, “The Meaning of Love,” short story published in Potomac Review, issue 29, Winter, Port Tobacco, MD.

1999, Third Place, Fiction, The National Press Club Fiction Awards for “Nino’s Motel, Divorcees Welcome.” Award presented by William Safire of The New York Times.

1998, Panelist, Literature, DC Commission on the Arts. Awarded Individual Fellowship Grants to fiction and nonfiction writers in the District of Columbia in its annual competition.

1997, Fiction Editor, Modern Maturity magazine, AARP, Washington DC. Created, selected, edited the nation’s first original short stories by and for people over 50. This work generated the largest reader response in the magazine’s history.

1997, DC Commission on the Arts Individual Fellowship, Fiction.

1997, “Born Again,” published in Worlds in our Words, Contemporary Women Writers, ed. by Kallet and Clark, Blair Press, Prentice Hall.

1996, Third Place, Fiction, Larry Neal Writing Awards, DC Commission on the Arts, Washington, DC

1995, Short Story nominated for Pushcart Prize.

1994, Phoebe Fiction Prize for short story “Made in Puerto Rico,” George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, and publication in Phoebe Literary Magazine, (300 entries). Judge: Richard Ford, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in fiction.

1993, First Place, Raymond Carver Short Story Award for “Born Again,”and publication in TOYON, literary journal of Humboldt State Univ., Arcata, CA, (918 entries). Judge: Deena Metzger.

1993, First Place, National Press Club Short Story Contest, Washington, DC  (100 entries). Award presented by Stephen King and broadcast on PBS, NPR, CNN. Judge: Madison Smartt Bell.

1993, Third Place, River City Third Annual Writing Awards in Fiction, and publication in River City, the literary magazine of Memphis State University, TN. (546 entries). Judge: Carolyn See.

1993, Finalist, H. E. Francis Literary Competition, Ruth Hindeman Foundation, U. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL (top 12 of 900 entries).

1993, Finalist, Alden B. Dow Creativity Awards, Alden B. Dow Foundation, Midland MI (top 10 of 420 entries).

1992, Finalist, The Writers Voice Awards, sponsored by the West Side YMCA, NYC, (top 4 of 1000 entries).

1987, “The Face in the Egg,” published in New Virginia Review, Vol. 5, edited by David Bradley, New Virginia Review, Inc., Richmond, VA.

1986, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship, Literature.

1984, P.E.N./N.E.A. Syndicated Fiction Project, “Spring and Mock Chop Suey” printed in newspapers across the country.

1978, National Endowment for the Arts Grant, Literature.

1975, “Benjamen Burning” in Creative Choices, A Spectrum of Quality and Technique in Fiction,” ed. by David Madden, Scott-Foresman and Co.

1975, “Benjamen Burning” included in Heaven and Hell, Patterns in Literary Art, a college textbook edited by Joan D. Berbrich, McGraw-Hill, NYC.

“Benjamen Burning” included in Best American Short Stories, edited by Martha Foley, Houghton-Mifflin, Boston.

“Benjamen Burning” included in Intro # 1, Bantam Books, edited by R.V. Cassill, NYC.

First Place, Major Fiction, the Avery Hopwood Fiction Awards, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

 

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Editing Fiction By Esteemed Authors

As Senior Editor of AARP’s Modern Maturity magazine, Winslow launched a fiction issue with short stories by and for people over 50, which comprises the magazine’s circulation of 32 million people.

The issue was a great success and great fun. Below an introduction to it from the magazine’s publisher.

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Teaching Fiction and Literary Non-Fiction

2011, Adjunct, Marymount College, Arlington, VA

2011, Travel Writing, The Writers’ Center, Bethesda, MD

2005-9, Adjunct Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ. Courses in speechwriting, fiction, terrorist literature.

2003-4, DC JCC, Fiction Writing for Adults

1985-87, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Associate Professor on tenure track. Fiction and literary non-fiction; journalism, public relations.

1980-85, Adjunct Professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Fiction, non-fiction, journalism, advertising copywriting.

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Letters of Reference from Department Chairs

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