Colorado State University Center for Literary Publishing

This Year’s Winner

With great pleasure, we announce that final judge Lauren Groff has selected Luke Dani Blue’s “Bad Things That Happen to Girls” as the winner of the 2015 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction. Her story will appear in the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of Colorado Review, forthcoming in November.

Luke Dani Blue earned her MFA from San Francisco State University. Her fiction has appeared in Fourteen Hills, Midnight Breakfast, and Bluestem, and won the 2014 Wilner Short Story Award. She teaches creative writing in California.