Submissions for Sundress Publications’ Annual Best of the Net Anthology Have Closed

This anthology promotes the diverse and ever-growing collection of voices who are publishing their work online and serves to bring greater respect to an innovative and continually expanding medium.

This year’s judges are Eloisa Amezcua (poetry), Megan Giddings (fiction), and Hanif Abdurraqib (nonfiction).

Nominations must have originally appeared online and must have been first published or appeared on the web between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. [From the Sundress Blog]

The New Southern Fugitives is Proud to Present Our Nominations:


Six Poems

Such Curious Fish” by Chloe N. Clark
Suspect” by Anjali Enjeti
fire teaches best” by Allie Marini
The Happening” by Ian Spencer Bell
Malaisonaisse” by Alex Pickens

Two Works of Fiction

Dotage” by Marvin Shackelford

Two Works of Nonfiction


Help us disrupt the Southern literary landscape.