Dear friends,

The editors at the Forge Literary Magazine are pleased to announce our nominations for the 2016 Pushcart Prize. Congratulations to our amazing contributors!

And once again, huge thanks to our readers and all of the writers who have submitted to us. Keep ’em coming!


Izzy’s House by Michael Alenyikov

Things That Happened While We Waited for Our Magical Grandmother to Die by Kuzhali Manickavel

The White Rocker by Tanya Perkins

A Ceiling of Sky by Su-Yee Lin (forthcoming on Dec 26)


Dear Yankee Girl with Preconceived Notions of the South by Sarah Heady

A Field of White by Andrew Bertaina