The Pushcart Prizes were announced today, and the list is long and illustrous. Andrew Dubus III, Natasha Trethewey, Louise Gluck, Amy Hempel, Pam Houston, Lorrie Moore ... Three Minnesota writers are among the nearly 70 winners:

Charles Baxter, for his story, "What Happens in Hell," published by Ploughshares

Jude Nutter, for her poem, "Love Like That," published in Briarcliff Rerview

Matt Rasmussen, for his poem, "After Suicide," published in Water-Stone Review, the literary magazine published by Hamline University.

The Pushcart Prizes honor stories, essays and poems published by small presses.

For a full list of winners, go here.

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