The contest has completed for 2022. Please watch for announcements for the next Jade Ring contest in 2023.
Congratulations to the Winners of the 73rd annual Jade Ring Writing Contest
Thank You To Our Judges
David J Rank - Fiction
Author, editor, and recovering journalist, David J. Rank has written hundreds of articles for newspapers, magazines, and online, with more than 35 short stories and flash fiction pieces published in regional magazines, online, and in anthologies. He is the founder and director of the nonprofit Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp & Writing Retreat. David is the past president of the Wisconsin Writers Association, and member of Chicago Writers Association, Off Campus Writers’ Workshop, HerStry Writing Community, Horror Writers Association, and Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America.
Bruce Dethlefsen - Poetry
Bruce Dethlefsen, Wisconsin Poet Laureate (2011-2012), has three full-length books of poetry published. Bruce volunteers doing poetry workshops in Wisconsin prisons and lives in Westfield, Wisconsin.
Orange Hat Publishing Ten16 Press Editors - Nonfiction
Sean Malone, Jenna Zerbel, Kaeley Dunteman