Sundog Lit’s 2022 Pushcart Nominations

Each year, our editors face an impossible task: To nominate only a handful of essays, short stories, and poems from a long list of deserving candidates.

The task is akin to selecting the cutest puppy from a litter or asking a parent to declare a favorite child.


Before presenting our 2022 Pushcart Prize nominees, we just want to say thank you to all the authors who appeared in and/or submitted to Sundog Lit.

An Alphabetically Arranged Essay on Grieving, Geology, and Other Things” by Hannah White

Short Stories
oo” by Anastasia Jill

Good Girl” by Leslie Walker Trahan

Yoga” by Marcus Ong Kah Ho

Where I Find Her/Where I Leave Her” by Stephanie Choi

Lake Qarun” by Sara Elkamel