Suzanne LaFetra


Fourth Place, Writer Advice Spring Flash Fiction Prize for Crouching Tiger, June ‘07
Finalist in fiction for Tin House’s Summer Literary Semininar in Kenya, 2006 for Paso Doble

New Millenium Writing Competition 2005
Honorable Mention
El Otro Lado

Finalist, Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award 2005
Catch and Release

The Binnacle
University of Maine
Grand Prize, Ultra Short Fiction Prize, 2005
Hot and Heavy

Lorian Hemingway 25th Annual Short Story Competition
Honorable Mention
July, 2005
Catch and Release

The Journal, Ohio State University
Honorable Mention, 2005 William Allen Creative Nonfiction Prize

Tiny Lights 11th Annual Essay Contest, 2005
Second Prize

X.J. Kennedy Award for Creative Nonfiction
runner up, 2005

Tallahassee Writers Association: Seven Hills Review
2004 Memoir Competition
Boys’ Night Out: Honorable Mention

Memoirs Ink writing competition
Third Prize, Swimming Lessons

Pilgrimage Magazine
2004 Annual Essay Contest, $1000 first prize
A Death in the Family FIRST PRIZE

Panama City Writer’s Association, annual writing competition 2004: Sea Oats Review
Swimming Lessons, Second Place

Food Writing.Com’s First Annual Food Humor Contest 2004
Perfect Pulpo: Honorable Mention

Alabama State Poetry Society
Spanish Moss Literary Competition 2004
A Death in the Family: FIRST PRIZE

Nervy Girl Magazine Creative Nonfiction Writing Contest 2004
A Death in the Family: Honorable Mention

El Dorado Writers Guild 7th Annual Writing Contest 2004
A Death in the Family: Honorable Mention

Say Goodnight to Illiteracy 9th annual Bedtime Story Contest 2003
The Toasty Bed Roaster of Rosebud McBeet: Honorable Mention

Squaw Valley Community of Writers
2004, 2005 and 2007