Sycamore Announces Pushcart Nominations

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief

Sycamore Review is pleased to announce its 2009 Pushcart nominees. They include four excellent poems and two fantastic short stories. Feel free to click on the highlighted links to read samples, learn about the authors, or check out the issues in which they appear.


In the Garden of Migrating Ghosts
By Barbara Claire Freeman
Issue 21.2 Summer/Fall 2009

By Steven Cramer
Issue 21.2 Summer/Fall 2009

Lazarus is Having Trouble Readjusting
By Brad Modlin
Issue 21.2 Summer/Fall 2009

The Infedelity of Songbirds
By Sean Prentiss
Issue 21.1 Winter/Spring 2009


Report from an Independent Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America
By Lauren Alwan
Issue 21.2 Summer/Fall 2009

Cash or Trade
By Jodi Angel
Issue 21.1 Winter/Spring 2009

We’ve also nominated Rachel Furey’s short story, “Birth Act,” for New Stories from the Midwest, an anthology being edited by Jason Lee Brown of Eastern Illinois University that is set to debut next year. Furey’s story was selected by Tobias Wolff as the winner of Sycamore Review‘s 2009 Wabash Prize for Fiction and was published in Issue 21.2 Summer/Fall 2009.

Thank you to these authors for such wonderful work!