2022 Pushcart Prize Nominees

BLR is delighted to announce our 2022 Pushcart Prize Nominees. Thank you to all BLR contributors for your great work. Congratulations and best of luck to these six nominees!

The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is one of the most honored literary projects in America. Winners will be announced in the spring of 2023.

“Sideshow” by Andrea McLaughlin
“Crosscurrents” by Meredith Talusan

“A Nigerian Attempts Therapy” by Ucheoma Onwutuebe
“1:00 AM Refill” by Rebecca Grossman-Kahn

“Six Weeks into Chemotherapy” by Laura Paul Watson
“My Friend in Flapping Stages Tries to Take Flight” by Rochelle Robinson-Dukes

“Six Weeks into Chemotherapy” appears in Issue 42, and the rest of the nominees appear in Issue 43.