Please join us in celebrating the following writers and their work, which we’ve nominated for the Pushcart Prize this year. It’s always hard to choose from all the excellent work we are honored to publish, but these stood out to us for their fresh insights into the current social moment in which we live.
- Renée Branum, “Bolt” (42.1, winner of our 2016 Editors’ Award in Nonfiction)
- Natalie Disney, “Blind Field” (42.1, fiction)
- Tony Hoagland, “Feeling Generous” (42.1, poetry)
- Brian Kearney, “American Jumble 2” (42.2, graphic narrative)
- Raven Leilani, “The Void Witch” (Aquifer, fiction)
- Robert Wrigley, “Horses” (42.1, poetry)
Before Hurricane Irma descends, we’d like to announce the winners of the 2017 Editors’ Awards. Thanks to the many fine writers who submitted their work and made our choices oh, so difficult. This year’s winners and finalists are:
Allison Adair, “City Life” and “Hitching”
Dana Roeser, “Late July”
Rebecca Morgan Frank, “Gerbert of Aurillac and the Magic Eightball”
Eliza Robertson, “Louise McKinney Correctional Center for Women”
Mike Alberti, “Two Floods”
Lenore Hart, “Thirteen Ways of Living with a Wolf”
Renee Branum, “Bolt”
We hope to publish a profile on each winner and finalist here and in social media as the months progress to next spring’s publication. Congratulations to these fine writers. Next year’s contest will open in January.