2019 Flash Nonfiction Winner Announced

We are super excited to announce that a winner has been selected for Sweet’s 3rd Annual Flash Non Fiction Essay contest. Jason Huff will receive $500 his essay, “Animagraphy". Congratulations! The runners-up were: “Gale Force” by Jennifer Smith Gray “Faraway/Nearby” by Debra Gwartney   All of these essays will be published in the May 2020 … Continue reading 2019 Flash Nonfiction Winner Announced

2019 Pushcart Nominations

Sweet is proud to announce this year’s Pushcart Prize nominations. Congratulations and good luck to the following authors: CREATIVE NONFICTION Hannah Star Bright, “How to Bleed a Child,” Issue 12.1 Kristine Jepsen, “Jaw Wiring,” Issue 11.3 Vandana Khanna, “The In-Between Girl,” Issue 11.3 POETRY Emily Rose Cole, “MS Nocturne with Fuse, Crosshairs, and Irreparable Fissure,” Issue … Continue reading 2019 Pushcart Nominations

2nd Annual Poetry Contest Winner

Sweet Lit is proud to announce this year's poetry contest winner: Sara Quinn Rivara, “When I Say Love I Mean El Greco’s The Assumption of the Virgin” Runners Up were: Emily Rose Cole, “MS Nocturne with Fuse, Crosshairs, and Irreparable Fissure” Sara Quinn Rivara, “Instead” Sara Quinn Rivara, “Love Poem, SE Portland” Poetry editors at Sweet Lit narrowed … Continue reading 2nd Annual Poetry Contest Winner

2nd Annual Poetry Contest

Sweet Lit's annual poetry contest opens June 1st! We encourage and welcome submissions from diverse voices and under-represented populations, including, but not limited to, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those with disabilities, and the elderly. CLMP’s community of independent literary publishers believes that ethical contests serve our shared goal: to connect writers … Continue reading 2nd Annual Poetry Contest

Sweet Connections: Devin Balwit

Each week we will be connecting with our contributors showing where they have been, where they are now, and what’s up for the future.  Name: Devin Balwit Title of Piece published in Sweet: הוֹשִׁיעֵנִי אֱלֹהִים–    כִּי בָאוּ מַיִם עַד-נָפֶשׁ Issue:  9.2 Find her: These days you can find Devin behind the wheel, teaching her son … Continue reading Sweet Connections: Devin Balwit