Best of the Net Nominations 2021



The Mantle is pleased to announce these six poems as our nominations for the 2020 Sundress Publications “Best of the Net” Anthology. (Issues 12 – 15 were eligible for nominations this year):

Zamiya Akbar – All the Ways Love Can Leave
Elise Houcek – The Lime Tree
Eunice Kim – the body’s grief is apocryphal
Margo LaPierre – Ride
Blue Nguyen – a portrait: i learn how to forgive a bird
Bear Weaver – Into Ornithology

Congrats!

2020 Pushcart Prize Nominations

The Mantle Poetry is proud to have nominated these six poems for next year’s edition of the Pushcart Prize:

Ayesha Asad – “Look, Mama”

Katherine Fallon – “Virus Chaser”

Allison Hummel – “Gain Powers and Learn Desperation”

Eunice Kim – “in response to the symptom of apathy”

Monica Kim – “what if I said yes: a queer multiverse”

Lauren Mallett – “Paisley with Acanthus and Flower Lashings”

As always, it is extremely difficult to narrow the choices down each year, but these poems and the issues they live in are well worth revisiting!

Issue 11

Issue 11 has arrived! It features stellar work from seven poets:

Ace Boggess
Sy Brand
Madeleine Grossman
Allison Hummel
Jude Nguyen
Simon Perchik
Stephanie Athena Valente

Click the cover below to access the issue:Issue 11

Thanks for reading. Hope this uncertain era finds you safe and healthy.

2019 Pushcart Prize Nominations

The Mantle Poetry is pleased to announce our nominations for next year’s Pushcart Prize:

Stefani Cox – Fault Lines (Issue 7)
Kristin LaFollette – Exigence (Issue 7)
Tiffany Belieu – Size Matters (Issue 8)
Kristian Macaron – Your Blood Is What Builds You (Issue 9)
Alexandra Bentayou – Four of us: (Issue 10)
Hannah Newman – In the boxes that are left glass apples glaze with dust (Issue 10)

Good luck to these poems!

2017 Pushcart Prize Nominees

These were difficult decisions, but The Mantle is honored to announce this year’s nominees for the Pushcart Prize:

Issue 1:

Nina Sudhakar – “Planar Geometry
Ace Boggess – “‘Isn’t Today Worth Fighting for?’
Nicholas Bon – “C-60

Issue 2:

Tallon Kennedy – “Eclipse Hangover / A Month Later
Bryanna Licciardi – “Fish Love
Kenneth Pobo – “On Facebook Wayne Posts Pictures

Congrats! These poems are in an envelope on their way to New York. Best of luck!

While waiting for decisions to be made, consider reading the nominated poems above and/or making a submission yourself! Issue 3 arrives in February.