2021 Award and Anthology Nominations

Pushcart Prize Nominations


Banana Milk by Kwan Ann Tan

After This by Kristen M. Ploetz


Scapula by Robbie Gamble

Fallen by Brett Dixon


Call by Luke Wortley

From Accretion: What Breaks Becomes the Binding Agent by Heather Madden

Sundress Publications: The Best of the Net Anthology


Gingerbread by Nicole VanderLinden

Lovebird by Hananah Zaheer


Sex and Other Lies by Elizabeth Fiala

The Blizzard of ’78 by Joe Kapitan


Here, The Wolves by Jai Hamid Bashir

Constellations by Diana Donovan

Underrated by Lea Page

The Limping Fox by Richard-Yves Sitoski

Vaginal Effigy by Stephanie Lane Sutton

If I turn animal by Francine With


Gold Dust by Oormila Vijayakrishnan Prahlad

Death of Partenope by Fabio Lastrucci

Noon Sea by Judith Skillman


Best Microfictions

The Big One by Abbie Barker

Your Life as a Bottle by Sarah Freligh

Twin Bowls by Star Su

This Isn’t Gray by Teddy Engs

The Flood by Matt Barrett

May I Have Your Attention Please by Taylor Alexandra Duffy


Best Small Fictions

Adaptations for Midwestern Winter by Lindy Biller

Swindled by Joy Guo

Don’t Get Down on Me by Janelle Bassett

Let Me Tell You a Ghost Story by Kayla Lightner

Yet Again the Reversed Fool, Upright Tower by Diane Gillette