Pushcart Prize XLIII

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 2017. If selected their work will appear in the Pushcart Prize XLIII due out in November 2018.

Sara Ahmed “The Making of an Aggregated American” Fall 2017 Issue 21

James Ballowe “To the Reluctant Student” Spring 2017 Issue 20

Ana Castillo “Two Men and Me” Spring 2017 Issue 20

Susan Muaddi Darraj “Ride Along” Fall 2017 Issue 21

Hedy Habra “ The House in Aleppo that I Would Never Get to See” Fall 2017 Issue 21

Pauline Kaldas “A Good Marriage” Fall 2017 Issue 21

Khaled Mattawa “Lampedusa-Agadiz Suite” Fall 2017 Issue 21

Joan Murray “Indulgences” Spring 2017 Issue 20

Kevin Stein “Sartorial” Spring 2017 Issue 20

Lena Zaghmouri “The Psyche of a Palestinian-American Writer” Fall 2017 Issue 21

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
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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