Human Dark with Sugar

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudges
2008Human Dark with SugarCopper Canyon Press$5,000Peter Gizzi
    Matthea Harvey
    Caroline Knox


Brenda Shaughnessy was born in Okinawa, Japan, in 1970 and grew up in Southern California. She received her BA in literature and women’s studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and she earned an MFA at Columbia University.

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