Yes, I woke to the pretty incredible news that another of my stories from On The Edges Of Vision has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize!
It’s “To String” from the Cobalt Review’s Fall issue.
To take a special holiday to visit the place where they were last seen.
To take a bus and then a train, the green countryside blipping past, the
technology of an earlier era but no less miraculous.
To arrive at the station, the only person standing on the platform under a
To see likewise the yellow fields of rapeseed swaying in a breeze your arms
do not register.
To feel in your nerves the storm hunching below the horizon.
Here are the other stories nominated by Cobalt:
“Parable of Pillow Talk with a Chupacabra” by Joe Jimenez (web special)
“The House that Ruth Built” by Liz Dolan (Baseball issue)
“Dodger Blues” by Nikki Thompson (Baseball issue)
“Class Trip” by D Watkins (Spring 2014)
“Box Score #41” by Colin Rafferty (Baseball issue)
(more to read over your coffee and tea today)