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Q: Do you nominate work you've published for any national or international awards?

A: Yes.

A: Never thought of it. But then, I've never received anything so outstanding that I'd nominate it for a prize, except for one or two articles by academics who are already so old and eminent that they don't need one. And those were reprints anyway (I'm thinking of Hugh Brogan's 'The Great War and Rudyard Kipling', which first appeared in the Kipling Journal in 1989, and why I reprinted in my 2013 book "In Time's Eye", and U C Knoepflmacher's 1990 essay on the Just-So Stories 'The Dead Child as Muse' from 'Children's Literature' (1990), which I reprinted in the 'Kipling and Children' issue (Dec 2016)). I think the quality of the KJ is very high and I'm proud of that, but I haven't yet received a submission that was in the same league as those two. If I did, yes I would nominate it.

A: Yes. I've nominated stories for Pushcart prizes before; Pushcart probably feels they are a bit too fancy for us, but I'm willing to take a shot on a behalf of an author who has sent me some stellar work.

Alec Cizak, Editor-in-Chief of Pulp Modern, 13 June 2018

A: We nominate work for the Pushcart, Best of the Net, and Bettering American Poetry prizes.

A: yes; NBA, etc.

A: I haven't hit that point yet in Vulture Bones' life cycle, but I am definitely going to! I am so looking forward to it!

A: This is an area I'm paying more attention to. I do get sent flyers and emails about awards but I am looking to be more proactive.

A: Not usually, but if a writer requests such a nomination, we are happy to oblige. We don't publish anything that we would second guess.

Brent Armour, Editor in Chief of HelloHorror, 28 May 2018

A: www.sosyalarastirmalar.com and other scientific index

A: Yes. Best of the Web.

A: Not yet. But we are going to start.

Debojit Dutta, Founder and Editor of Antiserious, 18 May 2018

A: We never have, but that does not mean that we would not. It's not come up, and we haven't really looked into it.