2013 Pushcart Prize Nominees

The Pushcart Prize is an annual award handed out to short stories, essays and poetry originating from small presses. We here at Midwestern Gothic are so fortunate to read and publish such amazing works from folks all over the country, and while it’s hard to pick only a few to nominate, there were some that stood out as pure excellence.

So, join us in congratulating the following contributors who were nominated:


Michelle Webster Hein – “Pictures of Pictures” – Issue 8 (Winter 2013)
William Blomstedt – “The Sting” – Issue 9 (Spring 2013)
Jennifer M. Colatosti – “Compass Rose” – Issue 9 (Spring 2013)


Brett Foster – “Road Trip, With Radio” – Issue 8 (Winter 2013)
Kara McKeever – “Landscape with Drought” – Issue 10 (Summer 2013)


Scott Winter – “Beating Up Chuck Klosterman” – Issue 11 (Fall 2013)

Take a closer look at the issues these contributors appear in.

Find more information on the Pushcart Prize.

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