cropped-big-red-star3.jpgWe’re pleased to announce our nominations for the Best of the Net 2013. Congratulations to these contributors, and good luck in the judging process!






“The Last Ballad of Loretta Lynn” by Sean Conaway 

“The Fifth Sorrowful Mystery” by Dan Mancilla 


“Iowan Reverie” by Melissa Wiley 

“A Southern Kaddish” by Terry Barr 


“If You Re-write Springsteen’s ‘Thunder Road'” by Jeff Kass

“How the People of Woods County, PA Lost the ‘G’ in Drinkin'” by Karen Weyant

“Dick Dale Conquers the World” by John A. McDermott

“American Love Poem After Oz” by Wendy Vardaman