Award History

Jury Citation

“Rae Spoon’s voice is as clear as a star-studded sky. First Spring Grass Fire is a tender-hearted collection that nimbly delivers straightforward pitch-perfect storytelling with integrity, subtly, and wit. This book is for anyone who has taken risks in search of home.” -- 2014 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers Jury (Anna Camilleri, Connie Fife, and Bill Whitehead)

Works recognized by WT

First Spring Grass Fire

Gender Failure