Pushcart prize XXIX, 2005: best of the small presses

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Pushcart Press, Nov 30, 2004 - Fiction - 550 pages
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NOW APPROACHING ITS THIRD DECADE, "The Pushcart Prize is one of the grand institutions of the American literary scene, but it never fails to surprise, delight, and provoke readers. The short stories, essays, and poems are selected from literary magazines and small presses across the country, and represent the most exciting and innovative writing in America today. Over two hundred distinguished contributing editors helped pick more than sixty selections reprinted from scores of presses in "Pushcart Prize XXIX. An index to the series and lists of hundreds of outstanding presses and authors are also included. The most honored literary series in America, "The Pushcart Prize has been selected several times as a notable book of the year by the "New York Times. Pushcart Press and "The Pushcart Prize were named among "the most influential in the development of the American book business over the past I25 years" by "Publishers Weekly.

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Review: The Pushcart Prize XXIX: Best of the Small Presses

User Review  - Carol - Goodreads

I love to read a short story before I fall asleep. It has an ending, obviously, so I don't stay up all night reading! Read full review

Review: The Pushcart Prize XXXI: Best of the Small Presses (2007 Edition)

User Review  - Christopher Ryan - Goodreads

Though this was published in 2007, the material is heavy on 9/11-Bush-Iraq material. Reading it now, it seems positively dated. Some of it works (such as a story about a strange encounter at an ... Read full review



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Bill Henderson is the founder and editor of the Pushcart Prize. He received the 2006 National Book Critic Circle's Lifetime Achievement Award and the Poets & Writers / Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award. He lives in Wainscott, New York.