The Pittsburgh Poetry Review is proud to nominate the following poems (and poets) for a 2016 Pushcart Prize!

Pushcart Nominations:

Ruth Awad – On the Unexploded Cluster Bombs in Southern Lebanon
Jennifer Givhan – O Shake It Sister
Le Hinton – Interview with Cotton (Part 1/Dreams)
Noah Stetzer – Positive and Waiting
Lisa Summe – Selfie with Straight Girls
Lena Khalaf Tuffaha – Bleu Blanc Rouge

Runners-up:

Doralee Brooks – Halle
W. Todd Kaneko – Love Gun
Len Lawson – I Hate My Own Breath
Jennifer Martelli – Miss Ice River
R/B Mertz – In Most Universes, We’re Dating, I Checked
Deonte Osayande – The Firebreather Speaks of Spells
Dorina Pena – Black Girl Hair
Iliana Rocha – Ken Caminiti Dies in a Houston Hotel
Teddi Salsgiver – Attractive 20-Year-Old Plunges to Her Death
Stacey Waite – Notes on Matt Damon

Congratulations to all of the nominees and runners-up! Good luck, and here’s to an even better 2017!

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