​​H E R M E N E U T I C   C H A O S   J O U R N A L

A W A R D   N O M I N A T I O N S 

​BEST OF THE NET 2016 NOMINATIONS


Jennifer Givhan - The Change

Elizabeth Onusko - Calibrate

Katarina Boudreux - Awakening the Ground

Meredith McDonough - Sometimes A Horse

Amorak Huey - Nocturne : Tallahassee

Kenzie Allen - Orange Moon Over Johnson

Stacy Trautwein BurnsWhere The Eighth Should Be

Chelsea RuxerWild Flowers




BEST NEW POETS 2016 NOMINATIONS


Anita Olivia Koester - Ashes, God, and Hour Glasses

Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach - The Boy In The Moon Dreams Of Lemons



​​THE BEST SMALL FICTIONS 2016 NOMINATIONS


Clio Velentza - Midsummer Gothic

Lydia Copeland Gwyn - Recipe

Claire Polders - Snails and Oysters 

Les Kay - Our Secret Identity

Andy Bailey - Cellar  





PUSHCART PRIZE 2015 NOMINATIONS


E. Kristin Anderson- Hiding is the only thing that matters this summer (after Prince)

Jill Khoury- :: Grief: Hunger

Daniel M. Shapiro- And the World and the World

Cynthia Atkins- Mirror, Mirror

James A.H. White- Transmigration 

Karie Fugett- Need a Miracle 




best of the net 2015 nominations 


Anna Meister- It snowed too early

Nicole Rollender- What's Passed Down

Sonya Vatomsky- Coq au vin

Lauren Gordon- This Was Ugly  

Amy Schmidt- To: You of Constant Disappearing

Sarah Ghoshal- High Class Fences

April Bradley- A Mermaid's Purse is also called a Devil's Pocketbook

Matthew Kabik- What the Doctor Doesn't Tell You




​best of small fictions 2015 NOMINATIONS


Kayla Pongrac- Perseus, Pegasus, Cassiopeia, Orion

Miranda Stone- Perfect Aim

Jeanne Lyet Gassman- Nearer, My God, To Thee

Sara Cleto- Liriope's Daughter

Elizabeth Brown- A Good Night for Maali  




Pushcart prize 2014 NOMINATIONS


​Sara Cleto, "Liriope's Daughter"

Heather Fowler, "Sonnet of Inestimable Wealth"

Barbara Harroun, "Blink"

Tom Daley, "Midsummer Inventory"

Mercedes Lawry, "The Hypochondriac Muses in Autumn"

Amarie Fox, "Sugar"





BEST OF THE NET 2014 NOMINATIONS 


Kat Dixon, "When Winter Ends"
Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas, "
Her Bedroom"
Laura Madeline Wiseman, "
Death’s Blow"
Christina Murphy, "
Echoes of Unavowed Rivers and Valleys"
Carol Shillibeer, "
The Empress"
Jessica Van de Kemp, "
Let Us Go Into Action "
Jennifer Brough, "
The Offering"
Phyllis Green, "
White Night"