Award Nominations

We have nominated the following Identity Theory pieces for anthologies and awards in recent years.

2024 Best of the Net Nominations

"Miss Venezuela" by Naihobe Gonzalez (fiction)

"Ten Silver Cars" by R. B. Miner (fiction)

"Woodwork" by Luke Larkin (nonfiction)

"Knowledge of Missing Out" by Diane Shipley (nonfiction)

"southern apocrypha smeared with duke’s mayonnaise, 1974" by Evelyn Berry (poetry)

"Twitter is Abject" by Katie Berta (poetry)

"Storm" by Jacob Griffin Hall (poetry)

"Lake Valley" by Santana Shorty (poetry)

"Coppering" by Donna Vorreyer (poetry)

"Old Sons" by Jane Zwart (poetry)

Ampydoo Cartoons #25, #54, & #57 (art)

2023 Pushcart Prize Nominations

"Ruskin and the Horses" by Jack Bedell (poetry)

"Adjacent" by Nicholas Grider (fiction)

"Unrooted" by L. Andrew Huffman (fiction)

"Love is Iraq" by Christine Ma-Kellams (fiction)

"The Batman of Perry County" by Cody Shrum (fiction)

"Almost Mothers" by Stephanie Vessely (nonfiction)

2023 Best Small Fictions Nominations

"To Taste a Merman" by Lisa Alletson

"The Funeral Clown" by Will Musgrove

"A Night in October" by Megan Neary

"Stephen Tries His Hand at Microfiction" by Stephen Snowder

2023 Best of the Net Nominations

"Exhibits in the Museum of Dust" by Jared Beloff (poetry)

"The Phrase Is 'Comfortable in Your Own Skin' but Who Has Ever Felt Such a Thing?" by Amorak Huey (poetry)

"Fat Poem" by Brooke Kolcow (poetry)

"Things I Wish I Told My Mother Before She Died" by Ezra Solway (poetry)

"Five Arguments with Czeslaw about 'Self-Image'" by Alina Stefanescu (poetry)

"Euryale" by Julia Watson (poetry)

"Take a Femur, Leave a Femur" by Leigh Chadwick (fiction)

"Watermelon Boyfriend, HaHa Lounge, '94" by Robin Zlotnick (fiction)

"On Missing the Women’s Evolution (or the Importance of Becky Lynch’s Broken Nose)" by Emmy Ritchey (nonfiction)

"As Soon as You Leave This Town" by Liz Shulman (nonfiction)

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