Electric Literature announces nominees for 2016 Pushcart Prize

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by Ben Apatoff

Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading is pleased to announce our nominees for the upcoming Pushcart Prize. The anthology, which has been published every year since 1976 and honors “small presses” writers, featuring short stories, essays, poetry, novel excerpts and more. Our complete list of nominees is below, in alphabetical order by author:

  1. “Man V. Nature” by Diane Cook
  2. “Night Music” by Joe Fassler
  3. “Recovery Period” by Sasha Graybosch
  4. “The Answer” by Mary Morris
  5. “A Faded Sense” by Dina Nayeri
  6. “Here Lies Gerald” by Rob Travieso

Expect the Prize winners to be announced early next year, and learn more about the Pushcart Prize, including past winners and submission guidelines, here.

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