This Year’s Pushcart Prize Nominees Are . . .

pushcart_cyclopsWere It So Easy” by Zachary J. Donnenberg

Midnight Plus Thirty” by R.W.W. Greene

Snowball Wants to Go to Outer Space” by Line Henriksen

Moonpickers” by Mariah Montoya

The House by the Banyan Tree” by Ahimaz Rajessh

FTONA” by Paul Van Dyke

A laurel and hearty handshake to each of our outstanding nominees, and glittering heaps of gratitude at the feet of all our perspicacious readers and brilliant contributors–we would literally be nothing without you.

Feeling inspired? Regular submissions are always open, so send us a little something. We’re still reading for our Happy Endings Special Issue as well (deadline March 1, 2018).

Be kind and stay weird!

A Champagne Super-November (in the Sky)

JDP cover november 2017Your Halloween candy may be gone, but Issue Ninety-Five is here to keep you entertained through those cold gray weeks between holiday festivities. Dig into Kelsey Englert’s “Take Me” with a furry friend, play checkers “After Lunch” with Daniel Warner, have a delightfully absurd chat about “Kafka in Paradise” courtesy of Tushar Jain, and have the pockets of your subconscious picked by Tara Campbell’s “The birds are stealing my dreams.” Finally, let Jonny Lindner beam you up to the mothership with this month’s cover art, “UFO.”

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