2015 Pushcart Prize Edition – Contents

THE ZEN THING, Emma Duffy–Comparone
WHAT THE BODY KNOWS, Joni Tevis
WHY WE MUST SUPPORT PBS, Bob Hicok
MADAME BOVARY’S GREYHOUND, Karen Russell
PLAYING AT VIOLENCE, Pacifique Irankunda
WINTER ELDERS, Shawn Vestal
A TAB OF IRON ON THE TONGUE, Sandra Lim
IF IT WERE ANYONE ELSE, Lincoln Michel
ANNIE RADCLIFFE, YOU ARE LOVED, Barrett Swanson
CITY HORSE, Henri Cole
THE ICE COMMITTEE , David Means
BREAKING IT, Mary Hood
MONOLOGUE DURING A BLACKOUT, Kara Candito
SAY, Joe Wilkins
CALLING ALL ODDS, D.A. Powell
MY WHITE HOUSE DAYS, Thomas E. Kennedy
GEESE, Ellen Bryant Voigt
THE MOTHER, Latoya Watkins
THE NEWS CYCLE, Daniel Tovrov
APPROACH OF THE HORIZON, Louise Glück
THE FICTION WRITER, Maribeth Fischer
ALBION, Philip Levine
THE PROSPECTS, Michelle Seaton
MY MOTHER TOLD US NOT TOHAVE CHILDREN, Rebecca Gayle Howell
THE TOWER, Frederic Tuten
HOW TO TRIUMPH LIKE A GIRL, Ada Limón
ELEGIES 235, Kathleen Ossip
THE LAST DAYS OF THE BALDOCK, Inara Verzemnieks
YOUR GHOST, Hillary Gravendyk
LA PULCHRA NOTA, Molly McNett
BLUE, Russell Banks
VISIT #1, Afaa Michael Weaver
HIPPIES AND BEATS, Edward Hoagland
PINE, Susan Stewart
ANIMALS, Michael Kardos
ELEGY WITH A CITY IN IT, Reginald Dwayne Betts
THE UNFOLLOWING, Lyn Hejinian
HOW SHE REMEMBERS IT, Rick Bass
“TOO MANY PIGEONS TO COUNT AND ONE DOVE”, Mary Szybist
MYSTERIES OF THOREAU, UNSOLVED, Rebecca Solnit
THE STREETLAMP ABOVE ME DARKENS, Tarfia Faizullah
DAYS OF BEING MILD, Xuan Juliana Wang
LIKE A JET, Sina Queyras
THE DANCE CONTEST, Wells Tower
MINDFUL, Rachel Zucker
UNWILLING, Nance Van Winckel
BOOK OF FORGET, Rebecca Hazelton
THE WEIRDOS, Ottessa Moshfegh
TRIM PALACE, Alexander Maksik
CAPTCHA, Stephanie Strickland
WATCHING A WOMAN ON THEM101 EXPRESS, Kamilah Aisha Moon
BLACK PLANK, Nancy Geyer
BOY. CHILD WITHOUT LEGS. GETTING OFF A CHAIR., Oliver De La Paz
FOR BEDS, Matthew Vollmer
THE HUM OF ZUG ISLAND, Jamaal May
BY THE TIME YOU READ THIS, Yannick Murphy
PIGMEAT, Amaud Jamaul Johnson
JOHN CLARE, Michael Dickman
FABLES, Bennett Sims
MIMESIS, Fady Joudah
WAKING LUNA, Aisha Gawad
RAPE JOKE, Patricia Lockwood
GHAZAL, Marilyn Hacker
UNMOVING LIKE A MIGHT RIVER STILLED, Alan Rossi
SUPERWHITE, Jim White