Pushcart Nominations for CT2!
And here are the five poems and one short story that we have nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prizes:
- Child of the Desolate, by Claudia Emerson
- White Out, by sam sax
- Hatchet, by Roy Kesey
- MEMORANDUM: To Eustratius of Alexandria, regarding Enhanced Interrogation Technique Subcategory B, “The Inducement of Shame and Elimination of Bodily Sovereignty Via Forced Prostitution and Other Mechanisms,” by Sara Biggs Chaney
- from Letters to Mao (Dear Mao, / Even the island is not really an island…), by Jennifer S. Cheng
- Letter to the Republic, by Matthew Olzmann
Congratulations to our issue 2 nominees! We wish you the best of luck!
Brief note in service of transparency: Roy Kesey served as contributing editor for issues 1 & 2, and recently joined the staff as Fiction Editor (starting his tenure with issue 3). The selection of prize nominees is handled exclusively by the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor.