Electric Literature announces nominees for 2016 Pushcart Prize

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.

0

About the Author

More Like This

Grieving for Fascists

Peter Handke and Richard Wagner helped me mourn my father's death. Now I have to figure out how to mourn their lives.

Oct 22 - Olivia Giovetti

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature Proves the Academy Hasn’t Changed

The committee had a chance to show a new attitude towards diversity and inclusivity in literature, but it squandered that chance

Oct 10 - Carrie V. Mullins

We Are Writing Against Our Own Erasure

Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson's address to the recipients of this year's Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Awards

Sep 17 - Jacqueline Woodson