Hippocampus Magazine’s 2022 Creative Nonfiction Pushcart Nominees

Each year, literary magazine editors are invited to submit up to six nominations (for work published within that same calendar year) to the Pushcart Prize. Hippocampus Magazine is pleased to share this year’s creative nonfiction nominations:

Author Name(s) Essay Name 2022 Issue
Adina Ferguson “This is Not Baby Weight” May/June
Ronit Plank “We Had No Woman” July/Aug
Deborah Sherman Tale of the Bufo” March/April
Christie Tate “Bloody is the Body” Nov/Dec
Yvanna Vien Tica “Eruption” Sept/Oct
Lauren Woods “De-escalation” July/Aug

If you missed these stories when they were first published, just click on the title to access the archived story.

Congratulations again to these six incredible writers; we wish them the best of luck as the Pushcart editor and board begins selection process! And also, a big thank you to the Pushcart Prize/Fellowships for their continued support and recognition of writers and small presses.

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