Editor News: Hillary Leftwich wins the 2014 Writers Studio Literary Contest

Hillary Leftwich’s flash fiction piece, “Free Lunch,” won the 2014 Writers Studio Literary Contest and is nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Congratulations, Hillary!

Hillary is one of our Fiction Editors.  Her work is forthcoming in NANO Fiction, she’s a co-founder of the Denver Shitty Writers group, and she was recently interviewed by The Missouri Review for their Working Writer Series.

Natalie Peeterse’s chapbook selected for an Artist’s Innovation Award

Natalie Peeterse’s chapbook Black Birds : Blue Horse, An Elegy (Goldline Press, 2012), was selected for an Artist’s Innovation Award from the Montana Arts Council.
Our Associate Editor, Tristan Beach, reviewed Natalie’s chapbook in 2012. We also published Natalie’s poem, “Sonora” in our latest issue, and the poem was nominated for a Pushcart Prize last December.
We’re proud to have published Natalie’s work, and congratulate her on this recent award from the Montana Arts Council.
Artist's Innovation Award

This year’s Pushcart nominees

Pushcart Prize 2014The Pushcart nomination process ended over the weekend, and we’ve mailed our contenders out. The Conium Review‘s nominees for 2014 are:

  • “A Kidnapping and a Church Van,” by Adam Padgett (fiction, Spring 2013)
  • “Of Course I Will Return It,” by Shellie Zacharia (fiction, Spring 2013)
  • “Orgasm,” by Robert Dart (fiction, Spring 2013)
  • “Sonora,” by Natalie Peeterse (poetry, Fall 2013)

This Year’s Pushcart Prize Nominations

Our nominations for the Pushcart Prize are in the mail.  Congratulations to this year’s nominees!

From the The Conium Review‘s Spring 2012 issue, the Pushcart nominees are:

  • “Nogoodfornothin’,” by Nick Sanford (fiction)
  • “Buy Your Own,” by Margarita Meklina (fiction)
  • “Dear Penthouse,” by Benjamin Schachtman (fiction)
  • “Earl Grey Moonlight,” by Ben Nardolilli (poetry)

And from our Fall 2012 issue, the nominees are:

  • “Inside/Man,” by Tigh Rickman (fiction)
  • “Sunrise in Honolulu,” by Kirby Wright (poetry)