Vol. XIII Nonfiction Contest Winners

A very special announcement from assistant nonfiction editor Devin Kelly. ———————————————————- It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the nonfiction contest for the upcoming issue of LUMINA. This year, the contest was judged by Cheryl Strayed, the bestselling author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, and she took the time out of her busy schedule as … Continue reading Vol. XIII Nonfiction Contest Winners

LUMINA Volume XIII Contest Judge Announced!

Lumina XIII is excited to announce Cheryl Strayed as the judge of our 2013 nonfiction writing contest! Cheryl Strayed is the author of #1 New York Times bestseller Wild, the New York Times bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things, and the novel Torch. Strayed’s writing has appeared in The Best American Essays, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Allure, The Missouri Review, The … Continue reading LUMINA Volume XIII Contest Judge Announced!

What We Are Looking For: Nonfiction, Lumina XIII

LUMINA’s Nonfiction Editor, Geoff Bendeck, talks about what he’s looking for in a submission, and his own favorite essays. Submit to Lumina’s Nonfiction Contest judged by Cheryl Strayed. ——————————— In Phillip Lopate’s book Show Don’t Tell, he says, “Let us not disdain the classic mandate of the nonfiction writer to make sense of the world, to tell about it in lucid, rational terms.” At the heart … Continue reading What We Are Looking For: Nonfiction, Lumina XIII