Congratulations to all of our nominees for this year’s Best of the Net! We’re rooting for you!

POETRY

“In Medias Res” by Jospeh O. Legaspi

“Poem Ending With a Scene of a Woman Alone” by Maya Phillips

“Forest Fire Viewed from the Kanawha Valley” by David Salner

“Legacy” by John Amen

“The Bereaved” by Elizabeth Hazen

“Manoncillo” by Willy Palomo

FICTION

“Cowbirds” by Kristen Arnett

“α-Crystallin” by Sydney S. Kim

ESSAYS

“Se Qing and the Naked Truth” by Kendra Clark

“Notes Toward Beauty” by Melissa Matthewson