Posts Tagged ‘Pushcart Prize’

2018 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 Pushcart Prize nominees! They are as follows:

Kim Hagerich – “Semiboneless” (prose, January/February 2018)
Philip Memmer – “The God of Sky” (poetry, May/June 2018)
Tyler Munro – “Big Bo Goes Boom” (prose, March/April 2018)
Robert James Russell – “Anthropocene Moves” (prose, March/April 2018)
Marvin Shackelford – “Gorgon” (poetry, January/February 2018)
Amie Zimmerman – “midnight vigil for the slick” (poetry, July/August 2018)

Naturally, we think they all should be included in the anthology, and we hope you’ll (re)read these stories and poems.

2017 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

A hearty congratulations to our nominees for the 2017 Pushcart Prize. Find them below:

Jasmine V. Bailey – “Texas Journal” (poetry, Apr. ’17)
Aaron Brame – “Self-Portrait as Labyrinth” (poetry, Jan. ’17)
Will Donnelly – “The Urn” (prose, Sept./Oct. ’17)
Stephanie Reents – “Naked Selfie” (prose, Feb. ’17)
Jason Thayer – “Your Curse” (prose, Jan. ’17)
Chrys Tobey – “Because We Were Neanderthals” (poetry, May/Jun. ’17)

We hope you’ll revisit these poems and stories, and we wish the authors luck during the selection process.

2016 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Pushcart Prize

We’d like to congratulate our nominees for the 2016 Pushcart Prize. They are as follows:

Micaela Bombard – “Cardinal” (poetry, Sept. ’16)
Jeremy Packert Burke – “The Labyrinth” (prose, May ’16)
Sarah Freligh – “A Civil War” (poetry, Oct. ’16)
W. Todd Kaneko – “Self Portrait as Flash Gordon [Playground Terror Variant]” (poetry, Aug. ’16)
John Searcy – “The Sorrows of Death-Klaw” (prose, Aug. ’16)
Chelsea Laine Wells – “The Creation of Suffering” (prose, Jun. ’16)

Good luck to them during the selection.

2015 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

We’re glad to nominate the following pieces for the 2015 Pushcart Prize:

John Paul Davis – “Passwords” (poetry, Aug. ’15)
Crystal N. Galyean – “Flight” (prose, July ’15)
Drew Knapp – “The Favissa at Citrus County” (prose, Aug. ’15)
Jeremy John Parker – “Punchline Number Nine” (prose, Feb. ’15)
Julie Rouse – “Homunculus” (poetry, May ’15)
Andrea Vaughan – “The Night I Accepted an Award for Academic Excellence” (poetry, July ’15)

Congratulations to the authors, and may they fare well in the selection process.

2014 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Congratulations to our 2014 Pushcart Prize nominees! We hope you revisit these six pieces. How many of them do we expect to win a Pushcart? Not one, not two, not three…

Kevin Casey – “Thunderheads” (poetry, October ’14)
Sophia Holtz – “Apocalypse Party” (poetry, October ’14)
Raul Palma – “A Captain’s Retirement” (prose, March ’14)
Sarah Pape – “Against the Eggshell” (poetry, June ’14)
Caleb Tankersley – “The Oak Tree” (prose, May ’14)
Marcelle Thiébaux – “Motoring” (prose,  May ’14)

…not four, not five, not six. Actually, yeah, six.

2013 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Congrats to our 2013 Pushcart Prize nominees! We hope you (re)read these pieces, and we wish the authors luck in the selection process.

Ilya Leybovich – “Final Days of the Third Directorate”
Katherine MacCue – “The Swans”
Amanda Jane McConnon – “Parts Left Whole”
Nathaniel Kennon Perkins – “An Unfolding”
Jeanann Verlee – “How did your mother die?”
Luke Wiget – “Violins”

2012 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Congratulations to our 2012 Pushcart Prize nominees!

Peter DeMarco – “The Fireman”
Leisha Douglas – “Tentative”
Sandra Irwin – “Loss”
PD Mallamo – “Athame”
Joe Miller – “Conquest [translation]”
Daniel M. Shapiro – “Thomas Kinkade Drops by Andy Warhol’s Grave, Bethel Park, Pa., 2/22/07”

We wish them luck in the selection process.


Our Pushcart Prize Nominations

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Congratulations to this year’s Pushcart Prize nominees!

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz – “ORANGE SOCKS”
Faith Gardner – “Window Woman”
Christopher Miller – “The Jellyfish”
Ian Sanquist – “Great American Novel”
Heather Sommer – “Traveler”
Dan Walsh – “Correspondence”

We wish them luck in the selection process.

Our Pushcart Prize Nominations

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Congratulations to our Pushcart Prize nominees!

Tres Crow – “The Devil’s Courtyard”
Stacia M. Fleegal – “Post-Apocalyptic”
Kathleen Heideman – “Overlooked Heroine, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus”
Carrie Lorig – “Bone Woman”
Timothy Raymond – “Renegades”
Amber Sparks – “When Other People’s Lives Fall into Your Lap”

Justin Hamm Reads “at sixteen”

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Click here to listen to Justin Hamm read “at sixteen,” a poem we published in our August 2009 issue and nominated for last year’s Pushcart Prize.