Oh Beloved friends, give thanks to Brenda the Editor at Glint Literary Journal for her belief and love of my poem "Emmanuel," like the word says, someone or some power like God is with us. It feels like I've been nominated for Best Actor, in the movie of my Father.
In case you are wondering what the significance of being nominated for the Pushcart Prize means, here are some folks you might recognize saying something COOL about it:
The Pushcart Prize editions are urgent and absolutely necessary." — Mary Karr
Of far more significance than other awards." — Joyce Carol Oates
"America's best fiction, fiction, poetry and essays for decades." — Billy Collins
"A Pushcart Prize selection is one of the very best things that could happen to a writer."
— Charles Wright