Awards and Recognition

  • "Way Out Farm" -- Honorable mention, 2016 Leap Frog Press Fiction Contest (for a novella)
  • "Settling" -- Short-listed, 2016 Colm Tóibín International Short Story Award, Wexford, Ireland
  • "Speranza" -- Runner up, Portable Stories Contest, 2016
  • "Flight" -- Finalist, 2015 Dana Award for the Novel
  • "Into the Air" -- First place, Writerhouse/C-Ville Creative Nonfiction Contest (2014)
  • "All God's Children Gonna Take a Ride" -- Second place, 2014 Virginia Golden Nib short story competition (chapter level); “Highly Recommended” work, Ireland’s 2014 Sean O’Faolain International Short Story Prize competition
  • "Dear John, I've fallen for a dog," -- Short-listed, Fish Publishing 2013/14 Short Story Prize
  • "Watching--the Fall" -- Long-listed, Fish Publishing Short Memoir Contest (2013)
  • "Moving Day" -- Long-listed, Anam Cara, Ireland, Short Fiction Contest (2012)
  • EXTREME PETS -- 2009 selection, Children's Book Council & International Reading Association; 2008 ALA "Quick Picks For Reluctant Young Adult Readers; 2007 Washington Post "Book of the Week"
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Lucy Shapiro

Website

Location

Rockbridge County, VA

Category

Fiction & Literature, Children, Teens, Essays, Poetry