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Celeste Ng wins Pushcart Prize for story appearing in BLR

May 05, 2011


Congratulations to Celeste Ng, who has won a Pushcart Prize for her story "Girls, At Play," which appeared in the Fall 2010 issue of BLR (V10N2).  Celeste's story will be reprinted in The Pushcart Prize XXXVI: Best of the Small Presses.  The editors of the BLR nominated this story for the prize and are thrilled that it was selected. 

Celeste holds an MFA from the University of Michigan.  Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, One Story, TriQuarterly, Subtropics, the Kenyon Review Online, and elsewhere.  She is blog editor for the writing website Fiction Writers Review and a blogger for the Huffington Post.  Celeste lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is currently at work on a novel and a collection of short stories.

The Pushcart Prize - Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is the most honored literary project in America.  Hundreds of presses and thousands of writers of short stories, poetry and essays have been represented in the pages of their annual collections. Find out more: http://pushcartprize.com