Pushcart Nominations

Our Editors are very pleased to announce this year’s nominations for the Pushcart Prize. Please join us in wishing luck to our deserving nominees.

Darius Atefat-Peckham, for his poem, “After the Accident, Bibi Treats My Bruise”

Lee Cole for his story, “Bail”

Lindsey Griffin, for her story, “Snow People”

Amanda Kallis for her poem, “Idle”

Diane LeBlanc for her essay, “Separates”

Danielle Thien, for her essay, “New York in His Mind”

Coming Soon: Our New Triple Issue

Keep an eye out for our new triple issue, out any day now and featuring arresting new poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by Danielle Weeks, Marcus Jackson, Lauren Swift, Julia Campbell Johnson, Darius Atefat-Peckham, Raye Hendrix, Alita Pirkopf, Lee Cole, Melanie Ritzenthaler, Liz Blood, Diane LeBlanc, and many other fine writers. Here, too, is a preview of the wonderful front and back cover photography by Bobby Neel Adams.


New Book from Sommers

Please join us in congratulating Cimarron contributor, Ephraim Scott Sommers, whose new collection, Someone You Love is Still Alive was chosen by Ireland’s Mary O’Donnell as the winner of the Jacar Press Full-Length poetry collection competition.

Two Distinguished Stories

Today we celebrate the great news that two recent Cimarron stories (“Aperture,” by Samuel Jensen,  and “La Lucha,” by Derek Palacio) are cited in pages of the 2019 Best American Short Stories as “Other Distinguished Stories.” Please join us in congratulating Jensen and Palacio!