2019 Best of the Net Nominations

The Citron Review is pleased to announce our nominations for this year’s Best of The Net Anthology. All of these pieces appeared in issues of The Citron Review between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

THE NOMINEES

Creative Nonfiction

Amye Archer,ย “One Week”
Originally published in the Spring 2019 issue

Emanuele Pettener, translated from Italian by Thomas De Angelis,
“The Snake”
Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue

Fiction

Kaely Horton, “Turtles”
Originally published in the Spring 2019 issue

Abigail Pettit, “Moving On”
Originally published in the Spring 2019 issue

Poetry

Clara Burghelea, “Mirage”
Originally published in the Winter 2018 issue

Robert Carr, “Anchor”
Originally published in the Spring 2019 issue

Melanie McGee Bianchi, “Alexander Calder and the Curve of Dissolution”
Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue

Erik Moellering, “How Much Snow”
Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue

M. Nasorri Pavone, “Keyhole”
Originally published in the Winter 2018 issue

Alina Stefanescu, “Sabotage (or So Much for the Revolution)”
Originally published in the Spring 2019 issue

 

Snow on brush in desert

IMAGE CREDIT: Jill Katherine Chmelko. Protest Road, Winter.ย 2019.

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Can you talk with animals? "The Soldier on the Mountain" just might have to. Come hike this #flashfiction odyssey from @BlerianaMyftiu with us. https://citronreview.com/2019/12/21/the-soldier-on-the-mountain/ Bleriana Myftiu is from Tirana, Albania. She holds an MFA in Fiction from San Francisco State University and is a Fiction Reader for @atticusreview. Visit blerianamyftiu.com
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Poetry is currently closed for submissions until February 1st. Last year Shining Rock Poetry Anthology and Book Review interviewed managing editor @ericsteineger about how we make our poetry picks. Eric writes, "There are poems that are wonderfully accessible and reveal rich narratives. Poems that lessen the distance between the strangers who inhabit the planet and ourselves. But sometimes I read those poems, loving them, and feel I can continue without returning to those lines. Sometimes it is the odd bird in the forest I cannot escape; however hard I try to move on, I return, fascinated by its new pose on a tree -- its awkward, yet strangely affecting song. While it is difficult to describe the voice of a typical Citron poem, I can tell you some of our favorite poets: John Ashbery, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Terrance Hayes, Kate Hall, Rene Char, Richard Siken, Anne Carson, e.e. cummings, Sharon Olds, Lee Ann Roripaugh, and Brenda Shaughnessy." http://www.shiningrockpoetry.com/notes-on-editing-at-the-citron-review-by-eric-steineger #TheCitronReview #onlinejournal #briefliterature #celebratingtheshortform #cheersto10years #Citron10 #amreading

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