Best of the Net 2018  


Threa Almontaser’s “Sympathy for Foreign Mothers” from Baltimore Review

Carolee Bennett’s “Exactly 299,792,458 Meters Per Second” from Contrary Magazine

Hayan Charara’s “Apokaluptein” from The Adroit Journal

Leila Chatti’s “Nulligravida Nocture” from Los Angeles Review

Imani Davis’s “The Recital” from Muzzle Magazine

Alice Friman’s “Dumped at Heaven's Gate” from Shenandoah

Sarah Giragosian’s “Thumbnails of America” from The Offing

Amanda Galvan Huynh’s “When My Little Sister Mistakes Selena for Selena Gomez” from Up the Staircase Quarterly

Christine Kitano’s “Denim” from Portland Review

Wendy Oleson’s “Dirt” from Split Rock Review

Dean Rader’s “History” from Kenyon Review

Katherine Riegel’s “We Had to Leave” from Psaltery and Lyre

F. Daniel Rzicznek’s “Buffleheads” from North American Review