2014 Pushcart nominees

7 Oct

We have nominated six of our beautiful writers for the 2014 Pushcart prize. We urge you to read their nominated work and seek out their writing wherever you can find it.

“Why Wolves Take the Calves First,” a short story published in PRJ3. Christopher DiCicco loves his wife and children—and writing short stories in the attic of his home in Yardley, Pennsylvania. His work has recently appeared in Nib Magazine,Intellectual Refuge, Sundog Lit, Cease, Cows! and Bohemia Arts & Literary Magazine—and is forthcoming in The Cossack Review, Flash Fiction Online, and WhiskeyPaper. You can follow him on twitter @ChrisDiCicco or visit him at http://www.cddicicco.com.

“Back to the Old House,” a poem published in PRJ3. Robert Fanning is the author of American Prophet (2009), The Seed Thieves (2006), and Old Bright Wheel (2003), which won the Ledge Press Poetry Award. His poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Poetry, Ploughshares, Shenandoah, the Atlanta Review, the Hawaii Review, and other journals. A professor of creative writing at Central Michigan University, Fanning’s writing awards include a Creative Artist Grant from ArtServe Michigan, the Inkwell Poetry Award, and the Foley Poetry Award.

The Plum,” a poem published in PRJ3. Richard J. Heby is a freelance writer and New York City native. He enjoys photography, nature, and philosophy.

Ill Not in the Mind,” a story published in PRJ3. Anthony Martin (@pen_tight) is a mutt mixed with a little Timber Journal, Cheap Pop, The Conium Review, WhiskeyPaper, Squawk Back, and Lunch Ticket, among other wicked things.

Slow Wave,” a story published in PRJ3. Amanda Miska lives and writes in Northern Virginia. Her work has been featured in or is forthcoming from Whiskey Paper, Buffalo Almanack, CHEAP POP, jmww, Cartagena, The Collapsar, Storychord, Five Quarterly, Cartridge Lit, Cactus Heart, and Counterexample Poetics. She is the fiction curator at Luna Luna Magazine. You can find her on Twitter @akmiska.

Oh Ezra,” a poem published as part of the Prints Project. Eric M. R. Webb is a poet, teaches literature and writing at Northern Virginia Community College, and will soon begin a regular reading series and parallel ‘zine near where he lives; find him at ericmrwebb.wordpress.com.

One Response to “2014 Pushcart nominees”

  1. vinita18 October 13, 2014 at 14:32 #

    A marvelous list of Pushcart Nominees! Every creation by these writers leaves a lingering impact on my mind. Kudos to all!

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