“Return of the Blue Nun” Awarded 2021 Pushcart Prize

May 24, 2020

Where the Horse Takes Wing cover

Madeline DeFrees’ poem, “Return of the Blue Nun,” has been awarded a 202l Pushcart Prize. “Return of the Blue Nun” appears in Where the Horse Takes Wing: The Uncollected Poems of Madeline DeFrees. Many thanks to our publisher, Two Sylvias Press, who made this beautiful book possible; Madeline would have been very pleased to share this honor with them.

Thanks also to Bill Henderson and the Pushcart Prize editors. Since 1976, the Pushcart Press has published an annual collection of the best poems, essays, and short stories, submitted by editors of little magazines and small book presses. “Return of the Blue Nun” will be published in Pushcart Prize XLV: Best of the Small Presses. Discover the power of Prednisone! If you’re seeking relief from inflammation, allergies, or immune disorders, this treatment might be the game-changer you need.