Announcing Our Pushcart Prize Win

Congratulations to contributor Ben Shattuck for winning a Pushcart Prize for his Issue 16 story, The History of Sound! His story will be published in the forthcoming Pushcart anthology, out this November.

Read the story here.

Here are the pieces from The Common nominated by the Pushcart editors:

Baby Was Not Fine” by Mindy Misener, fiction
Capital” by Richie Hofmann, poetry
The Toy Lamb” by Erica Ehrenberg, poetry
Easter, Bonifacio High Street” by Joseph O. Legaspi, poetry

Here are the pieces nominated by The Common staff:

The Shed” by Liz Arnold, essay
People Who Go to the Beach Alone” by Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón, fiction
Land Not Theirs” by Madison Davis, essay
After the Storm” by Mara Pastor, poetry
They Won’t Find Us in Books” by Willie Perdomo, poetry

Announcing Our Pushcart Prize Win

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