Crab Creek Review is pleased to announce our Pushcart Prize nominations. It was difficult to choose just six pieces from the two issues. We are honored by the caliber of work sent to us for consideration, and are grateful for the opportunity to publish such fine work. Congratulations to the nominees, and we're crossing our fingers for each of you!
From the 2016 Spring issue, one poem and one short story triptych:
José Angel Araguz: El Rio
Sharma Shields: Sharpen Your Knives: Three Mother Stories
And from the 2016 Fall issue, four poems:
Elizabeth Acevedo: For the Professor Who Told Me Rats Weren’t Noble Enough For a Poem
T. Clear: Body Parts
Malcolm Friend: On Being Told I Look Like the Rapper J. Cole, or List of Black People I Apparently Look Like, or Do All Black People Look Alike?
Francine Witte: Selfie at the End of the World
You can read these fine poems and stories in the spring and fall issues of Crab Creek Review, available at Elliott Bay Book Company, and Open Books, in Seattle, Eagle Harbor Books on Bainbridge Island, and on our website, here.