Posts Tagged ‘Best of the Net’

2016 Best of the Net Nominations

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

We’re glad to nominate the following pieces for the 2016 Best of the Net awards:

Poems
John Paul Davis – “Passwords” –  Aug. ’15
Hannah Lee Jones – “Erlkönig at Burley’s Field” – Jun. ’16
Robert Lunday – “Generations” – Apr. ’16
Meghann Plunkett – “In Response To A Comment On My Outspoken Nature, That I Have No Manners” – Apr. ’16
Claire Scott – “O.R.” – Feb. ’16
Amanda Silberling – “Afterglow” –  Oct. ’15

Stories
Robert M. Detman – “Building the Perfect Wings” – Feb. ’16
Chad Frame – “Bat Boy and Sean Penn Meet El Chapo in Secret Jungle Fort Hideout, No Girls Allowed” – Mar. ’16

May they fare well.

2015 Best of the Net Nominations

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Into the 2015 Best of the Net battle, decomP sends the following warriors:

Poems
Diya Chaudhuri – “Abstract of Thesis Presented to the Graduate School of the University of Florida in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Master of Fine Arts” – Feb. ’15
Ori Fienberg – “Silent Catalog” – Dec. ’14
Sophia Holtz – “Apocalypse Party” – Oct. ’14
Les Kay – “The Stranger” – Apr. ’15
Michelle Menting – “Objects Used to Prop Open a Window” – Feb. ’15
Andrew Payton – “Strandings” – Apr. ’15

Stories
Jackson Culpepper – “The Birth and Immolation of a Southern God at the Hands of All” – Dec. ’14
Kelly Kiehl – “The Forgottonists, or, Whatever, Some Parts Were Fun” – Jan. ’15

Check ’em out (again).

2014 Best of the Net Nominations

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Congrats to our 2014 Best of the Net nominees! We hope their work is selected but, as they say, it’s an honor just to be nominated…unless you happen to be Leonardo DiCaprio.

Poems
Will Arbery – “Write a Historical Poem” – Nov. ’13
Lisa J. Cihlar – “Apiary” – Oct. ’13
Krystin Gollihue – “The Spine” – Sept. ’13
Claire Kelly – “Nests” – Sept. ’13
Laurie Patton – “Floor” – Nov. ’13
Ali Shapiro – “Leave Me Alone But Take Me With You” – Sept. ’13

Stories
Raul Palma – “A Captain’s Retirement” – Mar. ’14
Caleb Tankersley – “The Oak Tree” – May ’14

We hope you reread these poems and stories. See you soon for our annual Pushcart nominations.