Sunday, October 10, 2010

upstreet nominates six for 2011 Pushcart

The editors of upstreet have nominated six works appearing in the journal’s sixth issue for this year’s Pushcart Prize. The nominees are two short stories, “Depositions,” by David Jauss, and “The True Story of Yu Tien,” by Erik Wennermark; two creative nonfiction pieces, “That Furrowed Brow,” by Andrew D. Cohen, and “The Barest Shapes of Light,” by Nina Feng; and two poems, “The Ballad of Trash and Meat,” by Daniel Meltz, and “The Card Reader,” by Frances Richey.These six works were submitted to compete for inclusion in the 2011 issue of The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, the only annual anthology to showcase work from America’s alternative, literary presses. This is the fifth year that upstreet has made Pushcart Prize nominations.

upstreet congratulates its nominees, and wishes them the best of luck in the competition.

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