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Announcing Our 2015 Pushcart Prize Nominees!

We’ve published terrific poetry, short fiction, and essays in our print pages this year, and we’d like to extend hearty congratulations to our nominees for the 2015 Pushcart Prize: Paige Cooper, Alyson Hagy, Laura Glen Louis, Diane Seuss, Hasanthika Sirisena, and Danez Smith.

Song in My Heart: On Poetry and BFFs

* Mary Camille Beckman *

The poetry I love most, I love the way I did my girlhood best friend. And for the same reasons: disobedient wit, cool smarts, a throaty voice, candor. I love it for its intensity, for its invitation to intimacy.