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We work tirelessly to celebrate and promote our contributors long after we've published them, and introducing our readers to new writers is one of our greatest pleasures. if you enjoyed the work of these contributors in Sky Island Journal, you can get to know them better here: 

 

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Every year, literary journals with online components have the opportunity to nominate poetry, flash fiction, and/or creative nonfiction for Sundress Publications' prestigious Best of the Net.

http://www.sundresspublications.com/bestof/ .

our pool of contributors in Issues 6-9 is phenomenal, and we dedicated a significant amount of time and effort to our selection for this anthology award. Best of luck to our 2019 Best of the Net Nominees!

Poetry

  • Jose Oseguera—As Well As Always—(Issue 7)

  • Naazneen Diwan—Fajr—(Issue 8)

  • Ja’net Danielo—If I Could Give You Anything—(Issue 8)

  • Benjamin Green—At Dusk—(Issue 8)

  • Lorrie Ness—Newton’s Third Law—(Issue 9)

  • Vivian Tran—Ash—(Issue 9)

 

Flash Fiction

  • Sandy Smith—The Werewolf of Kaltenbrun—(Issue 6)

  • Chad V. Broughman—From Under a Porch—(Issue 7)

 

Creative Nonfiction

  • Meg Ounsworth Steere—The View From a Chicken Bus—(Issue 9)

  • Sara Costello—Bucket List—(Issue 9)

 
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Every year, literary journals have the opportunity to nominate poetry, flash fiction, and/or creative nonfiction pieces—published within the calendar year—for the prestigious pushcart prize.

our pool of contributors in Issues 3-6 is phenomenal, and we dedicated a significant amount of time and effort to our selection for this award. Best of luck to our 2018 Pushcart Prize Nominees!

Poetry

  • How to Spell America, Sandy Coomer, (Issue 4)

  • The Figure That is None, Jose Oseguera, (Issue 5)

 

Flash Fiction

  • The Werewolf of Kaltenbrun, Sandy Smith, (Issue 6)

  • Toward Evening, Rex Adams, (Issue 5)

 

Creative Nonfiction

  • Plum, Natalia Oncina, (Issue 3)

  • Tables for Two, Nicole DeSalle, (Issue 5)