Best of the Net Nominees, 2013 

Congratulations to Still: The Journal contributor Karen Salyer McElmurray

Karen's essay "Saved" has been selected by Margaret Lazarus Dean for inclusion in the 2013 Best of the Net Anthology. Her essay will be reprinted along with four other essays and showcased for the next year on the Best of the Net website. The annual anthology will debut at the 2014 AWP conference in Seattle. "Saved" was published in our Winter, 2013 issue. 

Our 2013 nominees for the annual Best of the Net anthology were:


April J. Asbury, “Wreckage”

Sheldon Lee Compton, “Lost Ball in High Weeds”


Bill Brown, “Our Death”

Michael Dowdy, “Return”

Connie Jordan Green, “Ten Ways of Looking at an Appalachian Woman”

Don Johnson, “Like Turning on a Switch”

Leatha Kendrick, “Solstice”

Jeff Daniel Marion, “Hymn of Departures”

Creative Nonfiction:

Joyce Dyer, “Trainman”

Karen Salyer McElmurray, “Saved”