I am delighted to let you know that Pushcart Prize’s Board of Contributing Editors has nominated Greg Watson’s poem, Candy Cigarettes, for consideration in the 48th annual Pushcart Prize Anthology.
This means that Autumn Sky Poetry DAILY will have seven poems up for consideration, instead of the usual six. Congrats to Greg! I wish all seven of our nominees good luck!
Pushcart Prize Nominations 2022:
The Art of Freezing by Martin Elster
The Weeds Are Taking Over by Sarah Mackey Kirby
A Cartography of Home by Hayden Saunier
Madagascar by Bob Bradshaw
Lies We Honor by Tara Iacobucci
Swans by Sally Thomas
Candy Cigarettes by Greg Watson (Nominated by Pushcart’s Board of Contributing Editors)
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