2017 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.


L.L. Madrid
“Ephemeral Girls”
Published on The Coil

Chavonn Williams Shen
“Alternate Names for Poetry”
Published on The Coil

Omotara James
“things / i know to be true, / but will never prove”
Published on The Coil

Barrett Warner
“I Thought Pigeons Were Vegetarians”
Published on The Coil

John Paul Davies
“Lodger in the Ripper’s Room”
Published on The Coil and forthcoming in Footnote #2

Rodney Wilhite
“The Search for John Doe №. 2”
Published on The Coil and forthcoming in Footnote #2