Nominations & Awards

Best of the Net 2019:

Fiction

Hello There, Talk Show Host by Nicholas Grider

A Tremendous Head, Uneasy by Nell Ovitt

Poetry

Desireé Panda and the Lee Van Cleefs by Tracy Lynne Oliver

Delayed Lightning by Benjamin Niespodziany

A Wrinkle in Grief by Savannah Slone

Our love will stretch to cover this in time by Jeni De La O

Directions by Jeffrey Yamaguchi

Email to My Boyfriend When Rent Is Due by Micaela Walley

 

Best Microfiction 2020:

A Quick Word About My Life by Tiger Blair

Squirrels in the Attic by Jenny Fried

The Unreliable Narrator Apologizes by Chris Haven

Port Town/El Pueblo del Puerto by Édgar Omar Avilés (translated by Toshiya Kamei)

you again by Monique Quintana

Signature by Nicholas Grider

Bears by Tom Jenks

She’s Been Living in the Attic for Who Knows How Long by Steve Chang (forthcoming)

 

Best of the Net 2018:

Fiction

The Flat by Michael Alessi (selected as a finalist)

Ganymede by Chelsea Harris

Poetry

A Seal Skull Seems To Be a Wolf Skull by Erin Rice

The Lazarus Questionnaire by Ted Mico

Last Night in Antsville by Sharon Suzuki-Martinez (selected as a finalist)

Webster’s Dictionary defines “communist” as “one who speaks with ghosts” by Brian Dau

 

Best Microfiction 2019:

The Flat by Michael Alessi

A Gun in the First Act by Scott Garson

Feeding Time by Tara Isabel Zambrano (selected as a winner)

Birds of a Feather by Tianna Grosch

Madlib by Kim Magowan

Plan Exclusion by J. Bradley

Big Bad by Mary Hamilton

Natural Resources by Anita Goveas

 

Pushcart Prizes 2019:

Fiction

Escalator by Dan Sanders

Teethings by Deena Lilygren

Outline by Darrin Doyle

Poetry

A Seal Skull Seems To Be a Wolf Skull by Erin Rice

Desireé Panda and the Lee Van Cleefs by Tracy Lynne Oliver

Prey by Christine Taylor

 

Best Small Fictions 2019:

Early Intervention by Colleen Rothman

No One Holds a Grudge Like a Crow by Marisa Crane

A Nearly Beautiful Thing by Cathy Ulrich

Madlib by Kim Magowan (selected as a winner)

Segmented Moments by Hannah Gordon

 

Wigleaf Top 50 2019:

No One Holds a Grudge Like a Crow by Marisa Crane (selected)

Bear by Shayne Terry (selected)

Ganymede by Chelsea Harris (longlisted)

Madlib by Kim Magowan (longlisted)

Big Bad by Mary Hamilton (longlisted)

 

Best British and Irish Flash Fiction 2018-2019:

Clapping by Sarah Salway (selected)

Drink Like a Bird by Meg Pokrass (selected)