2017 Pushcart Prize Nominations from Blue Heron Review

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We are very honored at Blue Heron Review to have the opportunity to nominate the work of our poets for the annual Pushcart Prize anthology. Selections were made from our 2 issues published during the 2017 calendar year. Having to choose only 6 poems is always a difficult decision, as we are so proud to feature the work of all of our contributors. Please join me in celebrating the nominations of the following Blue Heron poets listed below. To read each poem in full, simply click on the link to the issue in which their work appears and scroll down, or do a search and find (command/f) for their names. As always, all of our issues are available to read and enjoy online at any time, at no cost to our readers.

Pushcart Prize Nominations:

From Blue Heron Review Issue #7, Winter 2017

• Martie Odell Ingebretsen (“Night Window”)
• Yvette Viets Flaten (“Rose Morning”)

From Blue Heron Review Issue #8, Summer 2017

• Michael Hettich (“This Yearning”)
• Rachel Dacus (“Always Speaking”)
• Diane Sahms-Guarnieri (“Let Memories Awaken”)
• Cathryn Cofell (“Red Rover”)

Congratulations to all of our 2017 Pushcart nominees!

Blue Heron Review’s 2014 Pushcart Prize Nominations

Blue Heron Review is delighted to announce our 2014 Pushcart Prize nominations!

(1) “Vitreous” by Gail Goepfert (Published in the summer/July 2014 issue)

(2) “Last Night the Owls” by Russell Colver (Published in the summer/July 2014 issue)

(3) “The Opal Water” by Martie Odell-Ingebretsen (Published in the summer/2014 issue)

(4) “Three Days” by Su Zi (Published in the summer/July 2014 issue)

(5) “Developing a Natural Grace” by Paula Schulz (Published in the winter/ February 2014 issue)

(6) “Accident” by Kristina Moriconi (Published on the Blue Heron Speaks Feature page, January, 2014)

Congratulations to all of our Blue Heron poets!