WLT’s 2012 Pushcart Prize Nominees

November 8, 2012
by WLT

We are pleased to officially present the WLT shortlist of Pushcart Prize nominations for 2012. The Pushcart Prize annually honors the best poetry, short fiction, or essays published in small press magazines and book presses. WLT’s nominees are:

Miguel BarnetMiguel Barnet (Cuba), “Fátima, Queen of the Night,” tr. George Henson (online)


Nathalie HandalNathalie Handal (US), Four Poems (January 2012)


Claire MessudClaire Messud (US), “An American in Berlin”(May 2012)


Andres NeumanAndrés Neuman (Argentina), “Continuity of Hell,” tr. George Henson (September 2012)


Caitriona O'ReillyCaitriona O’Reilly (Ireland), Two Poems (July 2012)


Mahmoud SaeedMahmoud Saeed (Iraq/US), “Lizards' Colony,” tr. William M. Hutchins (November 2012) 



For your reading convenience we’ve published all the nominated poems, essays, and short fiction on the WLT website. Take a taste of WLT’s extraordinary content by reading these selections from 2012, and share your favorites with your friends!

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