Prize Nominations

2023 Pushcart Prize Nominations

William Doreski: “Down the Mississippi”
George Freek: “Night Thoughts (After Mei Yao Chen)”
John Grey: “Birthmark”
Danielle Hanson: “Alleys”
Ted Mc Carthy: “Fixing a Saw”
Martina Reisz Newberry: “The Importance of a Sexual History”


2023 Best of the Net Nominations

Poetry
George Freek: “Enigmatic Variations”
Carol Hamilton: “A Normal Day”
R. Nikolas Macioci: “Edna St. Vincent Millay Is Dead”
Robert Okaji: “Cells”
LB Sedlacek: “Bold”
Neal Zirn: “She’s Probably Still There,”

Fiction
Ariel Berry: “Memory, and All the Ways We Torture Ourselves”
Andy Plattner: “The Hard-of-Hearing Priest”


2022 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Lana Hechtman Ayers: “Landscape in Dresses”
Michael Cooney: “What You Said in German Was Not about Kissing”
Holly Day: “Late Night”
Len Krisak: “A Sonnet”
Martina Reisz Newberry: “Attention”
Frederick Pollack: “At This Late Date”


2021 Best of the Net Nominations

Poetry
Roy Bentley: “Little Richard in a Red Suit Getting into a Red Cadillac Convertible”
Clara Burghelea: “Plucked glances”
Alan Catlin: “The Phrenology of Words”
William Doreski: “The Purples in the Painter’s Eye”
Thomas Piekarski: “In Vogue”
Robert Wexelblatt: “A Mourning Dove, Mother’s Day in the Pandemic Year”

Fiction
Gail Hosking: “Proprietary Rights”
David Petruzelli: “El Paso”

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2021 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Alan Catlin: “The Phrenology of Words”

Gail Hosking: “Proprietary Rights”

Barry Peters: “The Singular Plural”

David Petruzelli: “El Paso”

Frederick Pollack: “NGO”

Robert Wexelblatt: “A Mourning Dove, Mother’s Day in the Pandemic Year”

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2020 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Howie Good: “Heartsick”
John Grey: “Crossing Over into the Land of Rattlesnakes”
Martina Reisz Newberry: “Initialed”
Timothy Robbins: “Interior”
Christine Stephens-Krieger: “Myth of the Perfect Girl”
Edward Vidaurre: “Capsized”

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2019 Pushcart Prize Nominations

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2018 Best of the Net Nominations

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2018 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Michelle Brooks: “Vacation Bible School”
Yuan Changming: “American Dream Anagrammed”
Michael Chin: “Spread”
William Doreski: “Beastly”