Saturday, December 31, 2011

Crab Creek Review Announces 2011 Pushcart Prize Nominations & 2011 Editors' Prize

Each year Crab Creek Review nominates six poets and writers for the Pushcart Prize--the Pushcart winners are part of the Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series, published annually by W.W. Norton Co., edited by Bill Henderson.

We have nominated the following poets and writers from Crab Creek Review 2011 v.1 and v.2 for the Pushcart Prize:

Hal Ackerman: "The Dancer Horse" (fiction)
Sarah Cohen: "Summer Was Made of Clicks and Hisses" (poetry)
Katrina Hays: "Peaches" (poetry)
Kelley Henry: "Because I Might Need One, Twelve Definitions of Crown" (poetry)
Sonja James: "Never Ask a Cloud to Marry You" (poetry)
Cindy Stewart-Rinier: "Pre-K Pollock" (poetry)

Congratulations to our Pushcart nominees! Thank you for submitting your outstanding work!


The Co-Editors of Crab Creek Review (Kelli Russell Agodon and Annette Spaulding-Convy) are awarding the Crab Creek Review 2011 Editors' Prize to Portland, OR poet and MFA student, Cindy Stewart-Rinier, for her poem, "Pre-K Pollock" (2011 v.2). Our annual Editors' Prize is awarded for the best poem, short story, or creative non-fiction essay published by Crab Creek Review in a given year. Congratulations, Cindy!

We would like to thank all of our 2011 contributors for the fantastic work they submitted to us!

Friday, December 23, 2011

Crab Creek Review 2011 v.2 is now available!

Crab Creek Review 2011 v. 2 features Nin Andrews, Jose Angel Araguz, Anne Barngrover, Scott Blackwell, Karina Borowicz, Erin Byrne, Sarah Cohen, Susan J. Erickson, Lauren Fink, Marie Gauthier, Emily M. Green, Katrina Hays, Sonja James, Kathleen Kirk, Adrian Gibbons Koesters, Michael Lauchlan, Joseph O. Legaspi, Amelia Martens, Lucia Neare, Fernando Perez, Mary Elizabeth Pope, Jenna Rindo, Cindy Stewart-Rinier, Mark Wagenaar, James Valvis, and Maritess Zurbano.

Cover Art: Lullaby Moon VII, April 25, 2009, Green Lake Park, Seattle, WA (performance still) by Lucia Neare. Photographer Credit: Michael Doucett Photography.

Order your copy of Crab Creek Review 2011 v. 2 here. And subscribe!