Our 2018 Pushcart and Best Small Fictions Nominations!

Congratulations to our nominees for the 2018 Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions nominations! These were difficult decisions, as we believe all the the work we publish deserves these nominations. Thank you so much for allowing us to publish your work, and we look forward to your award-winning submissions in 2018 (fiction and poetry submissions reopen January 1st, although we are still reading flash).

The Pushcart Prize:


Word Search by Michele Finn Johnson
KnowKnown Facts About God by Temim Fruchter


The Caretaker by Nathan Leslie
Leave Her Wild by Shannon L. Bowring


Norway, Summer 2011 by W. Luther Jett

Vernice Bianca by Ben Gunsberg


Best Small Fictions:

What a Headless Boy Would See by Cathy Ulrich

A Sensational Tale of Symbolic Patricide by Sheldon Lee Comptom

The Flasher by Jaime Fountaine

Table for Two by Jenn Rossman (forthcoming December 2017)

Hooded  by Jennifer Wortman

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