Iowa Short Fiction Awards en Literary Award for Knox College Professor <p>The University of Iowa Press chooses two winners each year for the Iowa Short Fiction Awards. One of the winners this year is Chad Simpson of Knox College.</p><p>Simpson received the 2012 John Simmons Short Fiction Award. As part of the honor, the University of Iowa Press just published Simpson’s collection of short stories <em>Tell Everyone I Said Hi</em>.</p><p>Simpson said his stories often take a somber tone.</p><p>“What gets me started writing a story usually is an image that I want to get to, and in order to get to that image I have to find a kind of tone,” Simpson said.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 23:47:16 +0000 Rich Egger 22664 at Literary Award for Knox College Professor