2018 Pushcart Prize Nominees

We here at Alternating Current 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 are nominating these six pieces for the legendary Pushcart Prize, and we wish these authors the best of luck in the award process.


Threa Almontaser
“Meditation on Birth and Identity”
Published on The Coil

Sarah Anderson
“MacMahan Island”
Published on The Coil

DeMisty D. Bellinger
“Nights Spent Flying”
Published on The Coil

Robert Américo Esnard
“Aturdido”
Published on The Coil

Linette Reeman
“After I Get Top Surgery, J. Robert Oppenheimer Watches Me Make Out with My Partner”
Published on The Coil

Brendan Walsh
“Where There Is a Life, There Is a Hope”
Published on The Coil


The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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Indie press dedicated to lit that challenges readers & has a sense of self, timelessness, & atmosphere. Publisher of @CoilMag #CoilMag (http://thecoilmag.com)

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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