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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THE PUSHCART PRIZE XXI: Best of the Small Presses

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As always in the Pushcart collections of stories, essays, and poems from the little magazines, there is a wide range of quality and a good balance of names familiar and scarcely known. Series editor ... Read full review

THE PUSHCART PRIZE XXV: Best of the Small Presses

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The 25th anniversary edition of a tradition in American literature, heavier on quantity than quality but still worth perusing for some showstoppers.Henderson's introduction alone makes for worthwhile ... Read full review

Contents

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

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