Nominations and Notables!

We are super excited to announce our six nominations for the 2017 Pushcart Prize. These six pieces were featured either in our winter print issue 38.1 or our summer web issue 38.2:

Kayleb Rae Candrilli for “Dancing in the Colosseum” (Winter Print 38.1)

Joseph Dante for “Pugnacious Boy” (Winter Print 38.1)

Andrew Ruzkowski for  “I’m sorry if you can’t understand me but I tried” (Winter Print 38.1)

Dennis Lang for “Dissecting a Guru’s Brain” (Winter Print 38.1)

Greg Sullivan for “What’s Left of Old Hickory” (Winter Print 38.1)

Kelly Lynn Thomas for  “The Time I Listened to Nothing but Warren Zevon for One Year Straight”  (Summer Web 38.2)

We’d also like to congratulate  these contributors for their pieces which were recognized by Robert Atwan as Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction  in the 2016  Best American Essays  anthology:

Alice Lowe for “My Quarrel with Grieving” (Winter Print 37.1)

Mark Sanders for “Homecoming Parade” (Winter Print 37.1)

Best American Essays 2016

Congratulations and good luck to all of these writers and their excellent work! We are so proud to be a part of sharing their craft on a larger scale.

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