The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses

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W W Norton & Co Inc, Jun 1, 1999 - Fiction - 606 pages
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Each year The Pushcart Prize presents the most distinguished short stories, poems and essays first published by small presses and magazines nationwide and each volume is hailed as a touchstone of literary discovery. The most honored literary series in America. The Pushcart Prize has won the The Carey Thomas Award, been selected many times as a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review. and has been chosen for several Book of the Month Club QPB selections. Pushcart Press and its Prize were named among the "most influential in the development of the American book business over the past century and a quarter, " by Publishers Weekly.

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PUSHCART PRIZE-2006 30/E

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The nicest thing about the Pushcart Prize is that it serves as a sort of smorgasbord for anyone hungry to explore contemporary literature not only via new authors, but new publications as well. This ... Read full review

PUSHCART PRIZE-2003 27E

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Having edited the Pushcart Prize since its inception in 1976, Henderson is joined this year by poetry editors Pattiann Rogers and Carl Phillips. Together they have selected 67 works of poetry and ... Read full review

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Contents

AS KINGFISHERS CATCH FIRE
23
THE LECTURES ON LOVE
40
GRANDMOTHER DEAD AT 99 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS
68
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

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.

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