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Congratulations to our Pushcart Nominees!

November 24, 2020

Nominations season is the most wonderful time of the year!

The SmokeLong Team is thrilled to nominate the following talented writers for inclusion in the Pushcart Prize anthology.  Two of the stories below are in Issue 70, forthcoming on December 21!



There are a thousand ways to love a snake but only one way to kill it. (forthcoming)

by Shreya Vikram

Things I say to my son while he sleeps

by Hananah Zaheer

The Other Half of a Yellow Sun

by Bryan Joe Okwesili

You with You (forthcoming)

by Janelle Bassett

To Pieces

by Abby Feden


by Emily James



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