We proudly nominate work for national awards. Here we list past nominations of our artists. Click on the issue title to go directly to the PDF in which it appears.

2020 Best of the Net

Poetry
Carl Boon for “Rivermonsters” (Summer 2019)
Kevin Burris for “At the Optical Shop” (Winter 2020)
Katherine Hoerth for “Resurrection, Easter Morning” (Spring 2020)
Zebulon Huset for “In the dim garage I drunkenly pry again about the motivation behind his swastika tattoos” (Spring 2020)
Laura Johnson for “in the garden” (Summer 2019)

Fiction
Angelica Esquivel for “Apá” (Summer 2020)
Laura Perkins for “Howl” (Spring 2020)

Nonfiction
Alexander Luft for “Terra Nulliparous” (Spring 2020)
Jamie Tews for “To Build a Floor” (Summer 2020)


2020 Pushcart Prize

Poetry
Kevin Burris for “At the Optical Shop” (Winter 2020
Katherine Hoerth for “Resurrection, Easter Morning” (Spring 2020)
Zebulon Huset for “In the dim garage I drunkenly pry again about the motivation behind his swastika tattoos” (Spring 2020

Prose
Avra Margariti for “Bodies of Water” (Autumn 2020)Laura Perkins for “Howl” (Spring 2020
Ankur Razdan for “Joseph Salame’s Long, Big, Thin Sideways Glass of Water” (Autumn 2020)