September 23, 2014 – Prescott, Ariz. – Prescott College’s national literary magazine, Alligator Juniper, 2013 issue is one of its finest, according to the 2014 edition of Best American Short Stories, America’s oldest and best-selling story anthology. “Places I’d Never Been,” by Alix Ohlin, (Alligator Juniper 2013) is listed as a notable story in this year’s edition of the renowned anthology. The story was selected by national best-selling author Jennifer Egan, who won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize. This is Alligator Juniper’s first appearance in Best American, and the honor adds to the magazine’s already prestigious reputation as a three-time winner of the American Association of Writers and Writing Programs National Directors’ Prize.
About Alligator Juniper
As part of Prescott College’s Arts & Letters program, Alligator Juniper has published fine poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from across the country since 1995. We produce one annual issue comprised of the winners and finalists of our national contests, in which first-place-winning writers in each genre receive a $1,000 prize. Annual contests are open for submissions from August through October. Please visit www.alligatorjuniper.org for ordering and details or to submit.
About Prescott College
A nationally acclaimed institution of higher education located in the central highlands of Arizona, Prescott College offers competency based programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines with a focus on interdisciplinary and experiential education. A private, nonprofit, four-year college, Prescott College offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in a residential and limited residency format. www.prescott.edu.