We are pleased to nominate the following fictions and poems published in 2019 for the Pushcart Prize:
Sarah Blackman’s “The County Coroner”
Aimee Parkison’s “What Goes on Near the Water”
Victoria Redel’s “Bearded Iris”
Arthur Sze’s “Blackcap”
Edwin Torres’s “Junta”
John Yau’s “Catullus Sails to China (1)”
John Madera is the author of Nervosities (Anti-Oedipus Press, 2024). His other fiction is published in Conjunctions, Salt Hill, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His nonfiction is published in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. Recipient of an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University, New York State Council on the Arts awardee John Madera lives in New York City, Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.