With great pleasure, we sent in our nominations to be considered for the Pushcart Prize this year. Every essay in the Dead Housekeeping world of advice is special to us. These six exceptional pieces prove how much we can give the reader to know, see and feel in 250 words or less. We thank all of our contributors for sharing your memories and methods with us.
Traveling Pies by Emily DeDakis
How to Make an Introduction by Sarah Grey
How to Name a Daughter by Rowan Beckett Grigsby
How to Make Daal by Saadia Muzaffar
How to Decorate by Jen Selk
If you have a memorial how-to to tell in 250 words or less, read our essays, and check out our submission guidelines.