In a continued effort to promote underground writing, the following writers have been nominated for inclusion in The Pushcart Prize XXXVI:Best of the Small Presses (2012 Edition) for their recent work published in Red Fez Publications—
Forty-two stories and eighty-five poems were considered for nomination. All of the entries were published online between October 1, 2009 and September 30, 2010. They can be read in the archives at www.redfez.net.
From the Puschart Prize website:
"The Pushcart Prize - Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is the most honored literary project in America. Hundreds of presses and thousands of writers of short stories, poetry and essays have been represented in the pages of our annual collections."
Little magazine and small press editors may make up to six nominations. Nominations for the thirty-sixth volume of the Pushcart Prize are accepted until the December 1 (postmark) deadline. Bill Henderson is the series editor. Official winners are announced in May. The book is released in November. For more information visit http://www.pushcartprize.com/
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Red Fez Publications is an online literary journal published quarterly. Red Fez features poetry and prose outside of the narrow, academic stream. Red Fez is committed to bringing light to underground and under-recognized writers and writing.