Dear friends,

The editors at the Forge Literary Magazine are pleased to announce our nominations for the 2017 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.


Rain by Tricia Amiel

Coyotes by Brandon Dudley

Shadow Puppetry by Jane Flett


Balk by Brian Broome

Imagine Texas by Allison Gruber

Death of a Cyclist by Michael Howard