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University of Pittsburgh Pushcart Nominations

We are proud to announce that Sal Pane (MFA Fiction, 2010) and Aubrey Hirsch (MFA Fiction, 2007) have both been nominated for the 2009 Pushcart Prize, a prestigious American literary prize by Pushcart Press that honors the best "poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot."

The Minnetonka Review selected Aubrey's short story, "Five for New Orleans," as one of their six nominees. 

Sal's nomination comes from the recent publication of his short story, "Fences Fly By," in Quick Fiction. 

The Pushcart Prize has been called "the most honored literary project in America." More from their website

 Little magazine and small book press editors (print or online) may make up to six nominations from their year’s publications by our December 1, (postmark) deadline. The nominations may be any combination of poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot. Editors may nominate self-contained portions of books — for instance, a chapter from a novel. We welcome translations, reprints and both traditional and experimental writing. One copy of each selection should be sent. No nominations can be returned. There is no entry fee and no forms to fill out. We also accept nominations from our staff of distinguished Contributing Editors.

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