Virgogray Press Pushcart Prize Nominees

It is again that time of year when independent publishers all around submit their nominees for next year’s Puschart Prize Best of the Small Presses anthology. This year we had a plethora to choose from, including Carcinogenic Poetry, Nothing. No One. Nowhere., the individual  collections, The VGP Literate, and the Occupy Poetry Project. There were many factors we looked at, and to be fair, we would nominate so much more were we able to.

This year’s Virgogray Press: Pushcart Prize nominees:
(in no particular order)

Benazir Bhutto by Peter Magliocco
published in Nothing. No One. Nowhere. No. 2 – Aug. 21, 2011

Jenette Bras by Suzi Kaplan Olmsted
published in Carcinogenic Poetry – Sept. 14, 2011

Cycles by Jeffery Parker
published in Carcinogenic Poetry –  Jan. 29, 2011

Standing at the Intersection of Critical Mass and Event Horizon with Tom Wayne and John Deuser, 5:47  AM
(or, “Hey Man, Is that an Accordion I’m Hearing?”) by Jason Ryberg
published in Carcinogenic Poetry – Jun. 29, 2011

Hong Kong Bardo by Marc Olmsted
published in The VGP Literate No.1 – Sept. 1, 2011

Il Connoissuer Sanguinante by Matt Dennisson
published in Carcinogenic Poetry – Apr. 6, 2011

Do congratulate these writers for this special  recognition. If you are interested in reading the work we’ve selected as Pushcart Prize nominees, all nominations should be available online at their respective journals; feel free to visit by clicking their links on the left hand sidebar of the main page. In the meantime, should our nominees become winners, we’ll let you know!

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