Pushcart Prize XLIV

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 2018. If selected their work will appear in the Pushcart Prize XLIV due out in November 2019.

David Bowles for “La Mecánica” in Fall 2018 Issue 23

Amelia María de la Luz Montes for “Defining La Rumorosa and Borderlands”

in Fall 2018 Issue 23

Alicia Ostriker for “Approaching Eighty: A Sequence” in Spring 2018 Issue 22

Gary Pedler for “A Second Troy” in Spring 2018 Issue 22

Alberto Álvaro Ríos for “Armando Loses His Tail” in Fall 2018 Issue 23

Mia Sasaki for “Gambling for Life” in Fall 2018 Issue 23                                        

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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