A Literary Magazine in Support of the Jewish Community

NOMINATIONS

Pushcart Prize, 2023

"Shivli" by Valerie Bacharach

"Comfort O Comfort" by Cathleen Cohen

"Lilith menstruates for the first time" by Jennifer Garfield

"Leaving Moab" by Adrienne Pilon

"Self-Portrait as Half-Jew Celebrating Hanukkah" by Meghan Sterling

"Stun" by Leah Umansky

 

Best Spiritual Literature, 2023

"Giving It Up" by Carol V. Davis

"Herring Gut" by Marc Alan Di Martino

"How Many Tears Can a Woman Cry Before She Has No Tears Left?" by Marissa Glover

"Eve Offers Adam a Cyclamen" by Marc Jampole

"Viewmaster Slide, Noah and the Ark" by Marci Rae Johnson

"When God Looked Down" by Katie Manning

 

Best of the Net, 2023

"Shivli" by Valerie Bacharach

"The Poem About Anti-Semitism" by David Ebenbach

"Viewmaster Slide, Noah and the Ark" by Marci Rae Johnson

"Wrestling with God" by Katie Manning

"Things Angels Might Do" by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

"Bobolinko Can't Shoot" by Kenneth Pobo

 

Best New Poets, 2023

"The Red Triangle" by Margaret Dornaus

"Raven" by e

 

Pushcart Prize, 2022

"The Red Triangle" by Margaret Dornaus

"The Poem About Anti-Semitism" by David Ebenbach

"The Journey Back" by Stewart Florsheim

"Traif" by Laura Goldin

"For a Friend Going Deaf" by Jane Rosenberg LaForge

"My Mother's Necklace" by Gail Newman

 

Best Spiritual Literature, 2022

Sarah Etlinger's poem, “pomegranate / seeded apple / beginnings”, from our fourth issue, has been chosen to be included in the 2023 edition of Best Spiritual Literature.

 

“There Is an Accidental Address Where Shabbat Light (Łódź Ghetto)” by Ronda Piszk Broatch

“Enough Beauty in This World” by Risa Denenberg

“Yom Kippur” and “pomegranate / seeded apple / beginnings” by Sarah Etlinger

“Flight” by Gail Newman

“His Ladder” by Jamie Wendt

 

Best of the Net, 2022

"Nana’s Last Hanukkah" by Marc Alan Di Martino

"Magic Loaf" by Robbi Nester

"Night of the Murdered Poets" by Susan Cohen

"For a Friend Going Deaf" by Jane Rosenberg LaForge

"Judith, on the Way to Slay Holofernes" by Deborah Bacharach

"And That Is Why There Are No Origin Stories Any More" by Risa Denenberg

 

Best New Poets, 2022

"In Miracles" by Elya Braden

"The 'O' in God" by Kimberly Kolbe

 

Pushcart Prize, 2021

"Self-Portrait with Origin Story" by Valerie Bacharach

"Dusk" by Elizabeth J. Coleman

"When Our Train Arrived in Warsaw" by Eva Eliav

"Dream Borders" by Betsy Mars

"Hummingbird" by Jason Olsen

"The Song You Never Wrote" by Julie Weiss