We are pleased to nominate the following writing published in Big Other in 2021 for the Pushcart Prize:
Sarah Blackman’s “Centralia Mine Fire”
Daniel Borzutzky’s “Day #1101″
Elizabeth Robinson’s “Wear Away”
Peter Selgin’s “Penny Sufferings”
Arthur Sze’s “Scintillant”
D. Harlan Wilson’s “The Protocols of People and Other Monsters”
John Madera's fiction may be found in Conjunctions, Opium Magazine, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His criticism may be found 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, John Madera lives in New York City, where he runs Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.