Prairie Schooner Announces Pushcart Prize Nominees

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Pushcart Prize

We're proud to announce Prairie Schooner’s six nominations for the Pushcart Prize. At the end of our 90th year of continuous publication, it’s momentous to reflect back on all the work we’ve been able to share with readers. We're proud to highlight these pieces from 2016:

“Clean” by Kathie Giorgio (story)

“Brink” by Genevieve N. Williams (poem)

"Vegetarian” by Rachel Heng (story)

“The Bee’s Gospel” by Ladan Osman (poem)

“The Pepper King” by Aimee Nezhukamatathil (poem)

“Drawing a Breath” by Kaity Teer (essay)

Congratulations to our nominees! Click any of the titles above to read the piece in full. For more great poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews, subscribe to Prairie Schooner today.