2017 Best of the Net Award Nominations

We here at The Coil feel that it is highly important to reward our authors with every possible chance for recognition of their fine crafts. We are pleased to announce that we nominated our max allowance of six poems, two stories, and two nonfiction pieces for the legendary Best of the Net Award, and we wish these authors the best of luck in the award process.


Rodney Wilhite
“The Search for John Doe №. 2”

Chavonn Williams Shen
“Alternate Names for Poetry”

“the thing is, you see”

Mary Buchinger
“vii. (the leviathan)”

Mike Bernicchi
“we move as dust”

Kaye Spivey
“Herding Autumn”

Thanks to these authors for sharing their incredible work with us and for trusting us to share it with the rest of the world. Congratulations on the nominations.