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 XVII: Best of the Small Presses

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Now in its late teenage, Pushcart's pulse seems to need a jolt. Maybe it's unavoidable. The little magazines it chooses to reprint from are beleaguered from without (no money from their protecting ... Read full review

THE PUSHCART PRIZE 2007: Best of the Small Press

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Pushcart pushes on, entering its fourth decade of anthologizing the year's crop of small- and literary- press stories, poems and essays.As usual, these overstuffed pages, always with a surprise or two ... Read full review

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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