Our Pushcart Nominations

We’re very pleased to announce the following nominations for next year’s Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses. Congrats to all our nominees; we’re thrilled to champion their fine work.

Alexis Sears’ “Intimacy” (poetry)

Jill Neimark’s “Rosary of Q-Tips” (poetry)

Steven Wingate’s “Scumbags” (fiction)

Andrew Geyer’s “So Many Lovely Lies: A Study of Irony in 7 Quotations, 2 ½ Suicides, and 1 Broken Heart” (fiction)

Caroline Sutton’s “Life Inside” (nonfiction)

Victor Yang’s “Damien” (nonfiction) 

Coming Soon: Issue 212

Keep an eye out for our latest issue, 212, featuring poetry by Michael Marberry, Pamela Alexander, Jack Martin, Morgan Hamill, and others; fiction by Abby Frucht, Thomas H. McNeely, Rachel Hall, and Toby Donovan; and creative nonfiction by Victor Yang. We’re also featuring fantastic artwork by John Kinney.

Best American Essay

Today we’re sharing the exciting news that Cimarron contributor, Alison Townsend will celebrate along with us when her wonderful essay, “My Pink Lake and Other Digressions” appears in Best American Essays 2020. Congratulations, Alison-!