We proudly nominate work for national awards. Here we list past nominations of our artists. Click on the links to go directly to the piece; for older pieces, this will open the PDF in which they appear.

2021 Best of the Net

Poetry
Gretchen Rockwell for “Ode to Wikipedia” 
Erin Little for “Lagunitas” 
Kiyoko Reidy for “my little brother tells me he’s a drug addict” 
Yashodhara Trivedi for “Empire of Hunger” 
Matthew Sumpter for “12:25 AM” 
Rebecca Poynor for “Reactivity” 

Fiction
Cathy Ulrich for “The Empty Above” 
Avra Margariti for “Bodies of Water” 

Nonfiction
Kimberly Rooney |高小荣 for “Names | 姓名” 
Brittany White for “Baldwin, Boğaz, ve Ben” 

Art
William Crawford for “Traffic Lights as Urban Sculpture” 
Carrie Albert for “Inside a Purple Bouquet” 
Michael Hower for “Green Line” 

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)