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2016 Pushcart Nominations from Sinister Wisdom

Sinister Wisdom is pleased to nominate six pieces from the four issues of Sinister Wisdom published prior to December 1, 2016 for the 2016 Pushcart Prize.

The six pieces are:

“Lulu’s Pleasure Palace” by Cherry Muhanji
“Animus” by Courtney Hartnett
“Womanworks at BK and Mary’s” by Lynette Yetter
“Outer Banks” by J.M. Latham
“BME II” by Imani Sims
“From A Year from Today” by Stacy Szymaszek

Congratulations to all of the writers! Fingers crossed that one or more will be selected for a Pushcart Prize this year!

"Empowerment comes from ideas."

Gloria Anzaldúa

“And the metaphorical lenses we choose are crucial, having the power to magnify, create better focus, and correct our vision.”
― Charlene Carruthers

"Your silence will not protect you."

Audre Lorde

“It’s revolutionary to connect with love”
— Tourmaline

“The problem with the use of language of Revolution without praxis is that it promises to change everything while keeping everything the same. “
— Leila Raven

"Live your lives, honorably and with dignity."

Andrea Dworkin

“Gender is the poetry each of us makes out of the language we are taught.”
― Leslie Feinberg