Dear friends,

The editors at the Forge Literary Magazine are pleased to announce our nominations for Best of the Net 2019. Congratulations to our amazing contributors!

We would also like to express our sincere gratitude to those who read and submit to our magazine over the years—we are nothing without you.


Persimmon by Raven Leilani

The Sandwich Judge by Ben Slotky


Knuckleball by Kate Wisel

Crushed by Meredith Jeffers

You can read them all here!