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Pushcart Prize Nominees Announced

We are honored to announce our nominees for the 2022 Pushcart Prize. Please join us in congratulating them. BEST OF LUCK!!!!
“12. Carrizo” by Crisosto Apache from his book Ghostword
“Delilah” by Raymond Luczak from his book Lunafly
Song for America XLIII Chickens Among Wolves” by Fernando Esteban Flores
“Like a Lullaby” by Anniken Blomberg from the zine Stepping on Legos
“On the road – the unnamed diner off Route 89 (Arizona towards Idaho)” by Keriann Gilson from her book places I never want to see again

You’re in Fucking Portland by Aimee Hope

Zombie-people posed like mannequins in waxy flexibility; holding cardboard signs on corners of once-spirited, bustling streets that vibrated with life and movement. The ghosts of people who once frequented the

The Unwelcome by Glen Mitchell

There is an unwelcome stranger living here A thief You’ve been living here a long time You’ve stolen from me My heart My youth My spirit Stolen from me The

Nothing More by Dara Kalima

after “Ms. Found in a Bottle” a short story by Edgar Allan Poe Of my country and of my family I have little to say. They have little to say

America, The Beautiful? by Douglas G. Cala

Rampant inflation chokes the life out of purse strings and auras Conglomerated mass media infiltrates our psyches with images of celebrity, fashion and click-bait news Healthcare reform is stymied by


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