As our final judge’s announcement for the upcoming year of PRISM international writing contests, we’re proud to introduce Toronto-based writer Jess Taylor as the judge of the inaugural Jacob Zilber Prize For Short Fiction.
Submit by January, 2017 for a shot at $2,500 in prize and the very first Jacob Zilber Prize title. Full contest details can be found on our contests page.
About Jess Taylor
Jess Taylor is a Toronto writer and poet. She founded The Emerging Writers Reading Series in 2012 and is the fiction editor of Little Brother Magazine. She’s released two chapbooks of poetry, And Then Everyone: Poems of the West End (Picture Window Press, 2014) and Never Stop (Anstruther Press, 2014). This October, her first collection of short stories, Pauls, was published by BookThug. The title story from the collection, “Paul,” received the 2013 Gold Fiction National Magazine Award. Jess is currently at work on a second collection, Just Pervs; a novel, Where Everything Glows; and continuation of her life poem, Never Stop.