Lowestoft Chronicle’s Nominations for the Best American Series 2022

We recently nominated the following pieces from 2021 for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s annual Best American anthology series. Pleasingly, The Best American Essays series editor, Robert Atwan, selected Scott Dominic Carpenter’s essay “Squirrel Pie and the Golden Derriere,” from issue 37 of Lowestoft Chronicle, for inclusion in his list of “Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction of 2019” in The Best American Essays 2020 collection. Our best wishes go out to these other fine writers featured in past issues of Lowestoft Chronicle.

Nominations for the 2022 Best American anthology series:

The Best American Short Stories:
“Espèce de Cowboy” by Charles Holdefer
“Empathy” by Laurence Klavan
“Una Terra del Miracoloso” by Robin Michel
“Hsi-wei and the Little Straw Sandals” by Robert Wexelblatt

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy:
“Empathy” by Laurence Klavan

The Best American Mystery and Suspense:
“Subway Swindle” by Bruce Harris

Author: Editor

Founded in September 2009, Lowestoft Chronicle is a quarterly online literary magazine publishing travel-related fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction.