more awards Our congratulations to the following writers, whose work has been selected for these anthologies:
Best Stories—Jill McCorkle's "Intervention," from the Fall 2003 issue edited by Alice Hoffman, will be included in The Best American Short Stories 2004. The anthology is due out this October from Houghton Mifflin, with Lorrie Moore as the guest editor and Katrina Kenison as the series editor.
Best Poetry—Mary Jo Bang's "The Eye Like a Strange Balloon Mounts Toward Infinity," from the Spring 2003 issue edited by Carl Phillips, will appear in The Best American Poetry 2004 this September from Scribner, with Lyn Hejinian as the guest editor and David Lehman as the series editor.
Pushcart—An excerpt from David St. John's poem "The Face," from the Spring 2003 issue, and the stories "I Am Not Your Mother" by Alice Mattison, "Reading in His Wake" by Pamela Painter, and "Fast Sunday" by Sue Standing, all from the Fall 2003 issue, have been selected for The Pushcart Prize XXIX: Best of the Small Presses, which will be published by Bill Henderson's Pushcart Press this fall.
Best Mystery—Patrick Michael Finn's story "Where Beautiful Ladies Dance for You," nominated by Susan Straight for the staff-edited Winter 2003–04 issue, will be included in The Best American Mystery Stories 2004. The anthology, guest-edited by Nelson DeMille, with Otto Penzler as the series editor, will be published in October by Houghton Mifflin.