Best of the Net Nominations for Works Published in July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019



We are glad to nominate the following poems and short stories for the Best of the Net 2019 Prize. We could nominate six poems and two short stories, and our editors selected the following works. The selection does not reflect on the quality of our other submissions.

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Shashi Kadapa/ Managing Editor; Savita Narayan - Copy Editor; Chaitali Gawade - Poetry Editor; Cashmere JL - Editor


Poetry Nominations


Samira Sadeque, Bangladesh/ NY Fire Louella Sullivan, Grahamstown What you pack before the fire Gabrielle Mohamed, Georgetown, Guyana De Birth ah de free Nashion
Elizabeth Grech, Malta and France Her Face Dave Lewis, South Wales Embrace the space between Xao Mannie, Johannesburg Leaves and Garden



Short Story Nominations


Rekha Valliappan, USA Murder at Malabar Hill Carl Palmer, USA Roses are Red, Snow is White  








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