ASP Bulletin Announces Nominations for Best of the Net 2022
ASP's in-house literary journal nominates nine authors for the Best of the Net 2022
The Best of the Net is an awards-based anthology started in 2006. Online publications can submit pieces in four categories: poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art. For this year, the Bulletin submitted a total of nine authors in three different categories. They are as follows:
Leslie Pietrzyk: Keep Your Dead Close (NF)
James J. Patterson: Hermes at the Kakistocracy Hotel (NF)
dave ring: Non-Volatile Memory (Fic)
Ellen White Rook: Center Square Oblivion (P)
Shuly Xóchitl Cawood: Hunger (P)
Richard Peabody: Elevator in the Brain Hotel (P)
Kathleen Hellen: revisions to the catalogue of folktale types (P)
Jen Karetnick: We Pretend Britney Spears Is a Hurricane (P)
Tara Isabel Zambrano: a girl on the beach (P)
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