Huge congratulations to Jess Taylor for the nomination of her short story, “Bachelorette Hellhole” for a Pushcart Prize.

The Pushcart Prize, established in 1976, gathers the best poetry and short stories published by small presses and literary journals in an anthology printed every year, and awards a prize for the winner in each category. Here’s a link to “Bachelorette Hellhole” published by the Minola Review: 

Jess Taylor is a Toronto writer and poet. She founded The Emerging Writers Reading Series in 2012. Pauls, her first collection of stories, was published by Book*hug Press in 2015. The title story from the collection, “Paul,” received the 2013 Gold Fiction National Magazine Award. She lives in Toronto.

You can catch Jess reading from her sophomore collection, Just Pervs, at its launch on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Maker Bean Cafe in Toronto.