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2018 Pushcart Prize Nominations from Sinister Wisdom

Sinister Wisdom is pleased to nominate six pieces from the four issues of Sinister Wisdom published prior to December 1, 2018 for the 2018 Pushcart Prize.

The six pieces are:

“Weeds” by Kate Ellison
“Foreword” by Myriam Gurba
“Wind of Fury – Songs of Fury” by Oksana Vasyakina, Translated by Jonathan Brooks Platt
“Parable of the Sower” by Pamela Sneed
“Whole, and Nothing But” by Arisa White
“Seven Easy Questions” by Rosamond S. King

PDFs of the nominated pieces are available on the links for all to read. Congratulations to all of the writers!

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