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Announcing the Winner of The 2020 Orison Anthology Award in Nonfiction!

Orison Books is pleased to announce that E. J. Koh has selected the essay "A Visitor's Guide" by David Saltzman as the winner of The 2020 Orison Anthology Award in Nonfiction from among anonymous finalist manuscripts. Saltzman will receive a $500 cash award and publication of his essay in the 2021 volume of The Orison Anthology.

We're also happy to announce the following finalists:

"From the Umbra" by Jessica Bernat Zehr "What Strange Light the Setting Sun" by Porter Huddleston

"Muse" by Anne Liu Kellor


David Saltzman is a 2017 graduate of Warren Wilson's MFA program, and currently lives in Boston with his wife and dog. His work has been published in Two Sisters, Parhelion Literary Review, CRAFT, and the Northern New England Review, in addition to receiving recognition from CRAFT, Glimmer Train, and American Short Fiction.


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