Pushcart Prize XLI

The Fifth Wednesday Journal editors are happy to announce the following writers have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for work published in our magazine in 2015. If selected their work will appear in the 2016 edition of Pushcart Prize XLI, due out in November 2016.

Joanne Diaz “Crossing Tsing Ma Bridge” Fall 2015 Issue 17

Joanne Diaz  “Why I Have Not Written Any of My Poems” Fall 2015 Issue 17

Maria Kuznetsova “The Foreigner” Spring 2015 Issue 16

Roberto Loiederman “The Roadblock” Spring 2015 Issue 16

Nicole Simonsen “Almost” Spring 2015 Issue 16

Rebecca Thomas “Surviving the Postseason” Spring 2015 Issue 16

We also send Fifth Wednesday Journal with our recommendations for recognition to the following popular anthologies.

Best American Essays
Best American Mystery Stories
Best American Nonrequired Reading
Best American Poetry
Best American Short Stories
Best of the West
Pen / O. Henry Prize

We welcome comments and names of additional anthologies that publish prize essays, stories, and poetry selected from American literary magazines.

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