Best of the Net Nominations

TC’s nominations for the 2008 Best of the Net Anthology are:

Good luck to all the nominees!

Million Writers Award

“The purpose of the Million Writers Award is to honor and promote the best fiction published in online literary journals and magazines during 2007.”
Toasted Cheese’s nominations for the storySouth 2008 Million Writers Award for Fiction are:
The Path to Mental Health” by Brandy Langenwalter
Jumping the Tracks” by Margo McCall
The Year Michael Got His Own Page in the Yearbook” by Nick Seagers
Congratulations and good luck with the competition!

“Best of the Web” Nominations

Beginning in 2008, Dzanc Books will publish a Best of the Web anthology each spring. “This print anthology will be the first serious attempt to represent in book form the best literary writing online magazines have to offer.”
Toasted Cheese’s nominations for the Best of the Web 2007 anthology (for fiction, non-fiction, and poetry published in 2007) are:
Thirty-two Suns” by Rebecca Nazar.
Pas de Deux” by Claire Rudy Foster.
This Teacher Talks Too Damn Fast” by Megan Stielstra.

Best of the Net Nominations

The Best of the Net Anthology, published by Sundress Publications, “strives to promote the diverse and growing collection of voices that are choosing to publish their work online, a venue that still sees little respect from such yearly anthologies as the Pushcart and “Best American” series. This collection will hopefully help to bring more respect to this innovative and continually expanding medium.”
TC’s nominations for the 2007 Best of the Net Anthology (for poetry and fiction published online between July 1, 2006 and June 30, 2007) are:

Million Writers Award Nominations

Toasted Cheese’s nominations for the 2007 storySouth Million Writers Award are:
Desert Creatures” by Anna Evans
Pillaged” by Gina Sakalarios-Rogers
Roller Coaster” by Terri Moran
The Million Writers Award honors and promotes the best fiction published in online literary journals and magazines. Last year, TC was delighted to have “Cravings” by Trish O’Brien-Edwards, published in Toasted Cheese 5:3, selected as one of the Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2005.
Readers can nominate their favorite stories too! Anyone can nominate one story. You have until April 15 to make a nomination.
Best of luck to all the nominees and thank you for contributing to Toasted Cheese.

March issue of Toasted Cheese

Issue 6:1 (wow!) of Toasted Cheese is online.
Congratulations to this issue’s authors. Once again, we really appreciate the thank you notes. Thank you! (Check out our new kudos page.)
This year, for the first time, Toasted Cheese will be nominating for the Pushcart Prize. Only nine months to wait until nominations are announced 😉 Stay tuned.
Readers: If you like a story or poem, don’t forget to let the author know!