Nominations for The Best Small Fictions 2021

 

Dec 18, 2020

We are excited to announce our nominations for The Best Small Fictions 2021. Congratulations to our nominees, whose work brings light and helps to make 2020 more livable!
 

Flash Fiction: 

 "Fire Opal" by Meg Pokrass (pp. 27-28, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 1)
 "The Madison" by William Cass (pp. 14-16, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 1)
 "What Would Be Lost?" by B. A. Tyrrell (pp. 100-101, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 1)
 "Wolves" by Dan Sanders (pp. 115-116, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 1)
 "First Date" by Christine Sneed (The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 3, coming soon)

Nominations for Pushcart Prize,

Nov 20, 2020

We at The Hong Kong Review are proud of all the marvelous work we published during this difficult year, and we would like to extend our congratulations to the six nominees for Pushcart Prize, whose work helps to shape what we are.

 

Poetry:

“Night Clothes” by Rose M. Smith (pp. 67-68, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 1)

“I Drive Home At Dusk In February” by Katherine Smith (p. 60, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 1)

“The Mouth of the Heart” by Knute Skinner (p. 73, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 2)

“Afterwards” by Joseph Mills (pp. 31-32, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 2)

 

Fiction: 

“Physiology” by Taylor Larsen (pp. 146-55, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 1)

“The Ghosts” by Bruce Meyer (pp. 22-27, The Hong Kong Review, Vol. II, No. 2)

 

Thank you to our authors who trust The Hong Kong Review as a home for their work!

Work Anthologized

Feb 1, 2020

The Hong Kong Review is proud to announce that Neema Avashia’s creative nonfiction “Nine Forms of the Goddess,” which appears in our first issue, has been accepted into Belt Publishing’s forthcoming LGBTQ anthology. Congratulations to Neema Avashia and thank you to Belt Publishing for creating such a wonderful venue to feature LGBTQ stories from the Midwest and Appalachia.

Nominations for Pushcart Prize, Oct 2, 2019

The Hong Kong Review is proud to announce our nominations for the 2019 Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses Series, an award given for works of outstanding writing and literary talent. We believe the work of our nominees reflects the values of excellence in the execution of craft that The Hong Kong Review holds in common with The Pushcart Prize. 

 

Here are our editor's selections:

 

Fiction:

 

"Black Road" by Nancy Zafris

 

"Good Dog Bad Dog Story" by Deb Kennedy

 

Nonfiction:

 

"The Birds Sang Tyranny" by Fabienne Josaphat 

 

"Scar Tissue" by Lynne Barrett

 

Poetry:

 

"I’ll Come Back as a Ghost in a Hat" by Jayme Ringleb 

 

"December 18, 2008" by Maggie Smith

 

Congratulations to our nominees, and to all our talented contributors!