Saturday, October 17, 2009

Final Sin is a 2009 Pushcart Prize Nominee!


Final Sin by Chelle Cordero has been nominated for this year's Pushcart Prize competition!
I am so excited.

Did YOU read Final Sin?
If you did, I need a favor - WHICH chapter do you think was the best?
I've been trying to figure it out... Please let me know, just leave your comments below.

Here's the post from Vanilla Heart Publishing:

Vanilla Heart Publishing Announces

2009 Pushcart Prize Nominees

Vanilla Heart Publishing is pleased to announce our nominations for the 2009 The Pushcart Prize - Best of the Small Presses, published every year since 1976, and widely recognized as the most honored literary project in America.

From the Pushcart Prize Website:

“The Pushcart Press has been recognized as among the most influential publishers in American history by Publishers Weekly. Pushcart won the National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award (2005), The Poets & Writers/Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Prize (2006), and Publishers Weekly’s Carey Thomas Prize for publisher of the year (1979).

The Press is best known for its annual anthology The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, published every year for more than three decades and featuring outstanding fiction, poetry, memoirs and essays selected from hundreds of little magazines and small book publishers.”

And now, our Vanilla Heart Publishing Nominees:

Robert Hays; The Life and Death of Lizzie Morris

Chelle Cordero; Final Sin

Victoria Howard; Three Weeks Last Spring

Collin Kelley; Conquering Venus

Kate Evans; Complementary Colors

Vila SpiderHawk; Forest Song: Little Mother

Congratulations, Nominees!

(btw, congratulations to all of the nominees, I am in GREAT company!)

1 comment:

Malcolm R. Campbell said...

Congratulations, Chelle.

Of course I read FINAL SIN. But I'm not going to tell you which chapter was the best because I charge $10000000000 for that kind of consulting service and I don't think your credit cards will handle that until after you win the prize. :-)