World Literature Today’s 2014 Pushcart Nominees

December 16, 2014

The editors of WLT are delighted to announce that the following slate of six authors have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize XL anthology:


Julia Fiedorczuk Julia Fiedorczuk (Poland)

Lands and Oceans,” translated by Bill Johnston

Luljeta Lleshanaku Luljeta Lleshanaku (Albania)

History Class,” translated by Ani Gjika


Mikeas Sanchez Mikeas Sánchez (Mexico)

Jesus Never Understood My Grandmother’s Prayers,” translated by David Shook



Cate Kennedy Cate Kennedy (Australia)

Measure Twice, Cut Once



Kris Saknussemm Kris Saknussemm (US)

Listen to the Lizards


Andres Felipe Solano Andrés Felipe Solano (Colombia)

The Nameless Saints,” translated by Arthur Dixon


Please join us in congratulating, reading, and sharing this year’s nominated writers and translators!

Founded in 1976, the Pushcart Prize is an annual collection of poetry, short stories, and essays, nominated by little magazine and small book press editors throughout the world.