This has been a particularly difficult year for nominations. So many great stories. Thank you to all our contributors for allowing SmokeLong to share your work with the world. We owe you all a great debt.
We have nominated the following stories for inclusion in the Pushcart Prize anthology:
Everything is Terrible but You Should Read This Story by Amber Sparks
Comatose by Fatima Alharthi
Flush by Margie Sarsfield
Eternal Sunshine by Tom McMillan
Sweet-N-Low by Pingmei Lan (forthcoming December 16)
All About Things That Can Hurt by Stephanie Reents
Congratulations to these authors and best of luck!