Nominations

Below, please find The Adroit Journal's nominations catalogue from inception until present.

Best Small Fictions (2017)
Fiction: Andrew Gretes, "The Call to Adventure"
Fiction: Tina May Hall, "from The Extinction Museum: Exhibit #67..."
Fiction: Shane Jones, "Off Days
Fiction: JoAnna Novak, "Girl Fitness"
Fiction: Vincent Poturica, "The Tree is Growing Younger"

Pushcart Prize Anthology - XLII (2016)
Poetry: Kaveh Akbar, "Calling a Wolf a Wolf (Inpatient)"
Poetry: Carolina Ebeid, "from The M Notebooks"
Poetry: Marty McConnell, "When They Say You Can’t Go Home Again, What They Mean is You Were Never There"
Poetry: Hieu Minh Nguyen, "Apology, Sort Of"
Fiction: Kimarlee Nguyen, "We Gather Here"
Poetry: Brian Russell, "Other Succulents

Best of the Net Anthology (2016)
Poetry: Fatimah Asghar, "Mother"
Poetry: Alex Dimitrov, "Cocaine
Poetry: Muriel Leung, "World's Tiniest Human
Poetry: Randall Mann, "Fiscal
Poetry: Hieu Minh Nguyen, "Apology, Sort Of
Poetry: sam sax, "fraternity
Fiction: Shane Jones, "Off Days
Fiction: Jenny Xie, "Bone Meal"
Nonfiction: Patrick Chambers, "Please Return Bottle for Deposit
Nonfiction: Barrett Warner, "Three Men and One Dead Animal

Best New Poets Anthology (2016)
Poetry: Fatimah Asghar, "Mother"
Poetry: Cate Lycurgus, "Skyline-to-the-Sea"

Bettering American Poetry (2016)
Poetry: Fatimah Asghar, "Ways I Am Tired"
Poetry: Hieu Minh Nguyen, "Apology, Sort Of"
Poetry: Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, "Just Like That, A New Black Child is Born to Replace the Buried One"

PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers (2016)
Fiction: Jaclyn Grimm, "Eleanor
Fiction: Rachel Page, "Islands
Fiction: Anna Rowser, "The Alchemy of Flight
Fiction: Polina Solovyeva, "Mokita

The Orison Anthology (2016)
Poetry: Sumita Chakraborty, "And death demands a labor"
Poetry: Rachel Cruea, "The Yellow Marrow Doesn't Matter"
Poetry: Jennifer Givhan, "In the Emergency Room"
Poetry: J.P. Grasser, "Cri de Coeur"
Poetry: Rachel Mennies, "Elegy with Attack Dog"
Poetry: Patrick Whitfill, "Curiosity (XXX)"

Pushcart Prize Anthology - XLI (2015)
Poetry: Alex Dimitrov, "Cocaine"
Poetry: Dennis Hinrichsen, "Nights of Zhivago"
Poetry: Tyler Mills, "Marie Curie"
Poetry: sam sax, "fraternity"
Poetry: Alexandra Teague, "The Common Field"
Nonfiction: Ocean Vuong, "Beginnings: New York"

Best of the Net Anthology (2015)
Poetry: Joseph Fasano, "Benediction"
Poetry: Dennis Hinrichsen, "Nights of Zhivago"
Poetry: Nick Narbutas, "People We Were Soon to Become"
Poetry: Meghan Privitello, "The Sum of the Terms"
Poetry: Alexandra Teague, "The Common Field"
Poetry: Brian Tierney, "Waking in the Year of the Boar"
Fiction: Lydia Weintraub, "Feelies"
Fiction: Zach VandeZande, "Accord"
Nonfiction: Claudia Cortese, "Essay with Teenage Poem, Ohio Girlhood, and Burning Rivers"
Nonfiction: Ocean Vuong, "Beginnings: New York"

Best New Poets Anthology (2015)
Poetry: sam sax, "fraternity"
Poetry: Brian Tierney, "Waking in the Year of the Boar"

Independent Best American Poetry Anthology (2015)
Poetry: Eduardo Martinez-Leyva, "After the Conquest
Poetry: sam sax, "fraternity"
Poetry: Emily Zhang, "Creation Myth

The Orison Anthology (2015)
Poetry: Joseph Fasano, "Benediction
Poetry: Jenny Molberg, "Echolocation
Poetry: Matt Morton, "And the Mountains Grew Sirens"
Poetry: Patty Paine, "Call and Response"
Poetry: Meghan Privitello, "The Sum of the Terms
Poetry: Brian Tierney, "Unburying the Birth Cord"  

Pushcart Prize Anthology - XL (2014)
Poetry: Wendy Barker, "Perennial" (via Best of Adroit: 2010-2013)
Poetry: Sean Patrick Hill, "History of Snow"
Poetry: Laura Kasischke, "No Elegy" (via Best of Adroit: 2010-2013)
Poetry: Dorianne Laux, "Baptism" (via Best of Adroit: 2010-2013)
Poetry: Jill McDonough, "Ken Chukwuba, Salt Lake City"
Fiction: Erin Entrada Kelly, "Josephine March Sighs With You"

Best of the Net Anthology (2014)
Poetry: Lauren Berry, "Renovation in the St. Cecelia School Gymnasium"
Poetry: Sean Patrick Hill, "History of Snow"
Poetry: Richie Hofmann, "Midwinter"
Poetry: Jill McDonough, "Ken Chukwuba, Salt Lake City"
Poetry: Jacques J. Rancourt, "The Ordained"
Poetry: Shelley Wong, "Epithalamium"
Fiction: Erin Entrada Kelly, "Josephine March Sighs With You"
Fiction: Lydia Weintraub, "Progeny"
Nonfiction: Madeleine Cravens, "Girls and Boys: Growing Up in Four Parts"

Best New Poets Anthology (2014)
Poetry: Amorak Huey, "Aubade"
Poetry: Jacques J. Rancourt, "Proof of Heaven"

Pushcart Prize Anthology - XXXIX (2013)
Poetry: Denver Butson, "Avalanche Café"
Poetry: Matthew Rohrer, "Childhood Stories"
Poetry: Rochelle Hurt, "Diorama of a Fire"
Poetry: Claudia Cortese, "The Girl Plants Knives"
Fiction: Blake Kimzey, "A Family Among Us"
Nonfiction: BJ Hollars, "The Changing"

Best New Poets Anthology (2013)
Poetry: Phillip B. Williams, "Pivot and Hum"
Poetry: Nora Almeida, "from The Nine-to-Five Sonnets"

Pushcart Prize Anthology - XXIII (2012)
Poetry: Garth Greenwell, "Chaperone"
Poetry: Siobhan Phillips, "Equinox"
Poetry: Charles Rafferty, "On Being Asked If I'd Ever Been to Georgia"
Fiction: NoViolet Bulawayo, "The Watcher"
Fiction: Edith Pearlman, "Capers"
Nonfiction: Leigh Newman, "Confessions of a Secret Game Eater"

Best New Poets Anthology (2012)
Poetry: Ruth Foley, "In Another Life"
Poetry: Chloe Honum, "Alone With Mother"