SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The Briar Cliff Review literary magazine has nominated six of its recent published entries for a prestigious Pushcart Prize.
The nominations include two works of fiction, “Thirty and Out” by S.J. MacLean and “Acqua Alta” by Kate Bullard Adams; a nonfiction essay titled “On Kindness” by Laura S. Distelheim; and three works of poetry — “Midwinter, My Mother” by Laura Apol, “Twilight” by Christopher Todd Anderson and “We Didn’t Have Air Conditioning” by Nancy Lael Braun. All six pieces are featured in the 2016 edition of The Briar Cliff Review.
Publication in “The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses” is awarded annually for works of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction published by literary magazines or small presses during the previous year. The Pushcart Prize has been recognized as the most honored annual literary anthology in America.
Founded in 1989, The Briar Cliff Review is an eclectic literary and art magazine, published annually by the Department of English and Writing at Briar Cliff University. Its editors are committed to nurturing writers and artists and fostering the best of both emerging and established writers and artists.