Thank you to everyone who submitted to this year’s Wallace Prize in fiction and nonfiction. 


1st Place:

“Recurrence” by Jessica Blau ’17

2nd Place:

“Let Sleeping Dogs Fly” by Tao Tao Holmes ’14

3rd Place (tie):

“Taut and Bound” by Isabel Ortiz ’14

“Pennies and Pilgrims” by Julia Calagiovanni ’15



1st Place:

“The Octavian Love Letters” by Jake Orbison ’16

2nd Place:

“Children with Playthings” by Shawnna Thomas ’15

3rd Place:

“Funeral” by Abigail Carney ’15

Submissions were judged anonymously by a panel of professors, writers, and editors unaffiliated with the Yale Daily News.