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The 1996 Pushcart Prize XX Best of the Small Presses (Pushcart Prize) by Bill Henderson

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Published by Pushcart Press .
Written in English


  • Reference,
  • 20th Century American Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • American literature,
  • 20th century,
  • Collections,
  • History and criticism

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Number of Pages570
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8337514M
ISBN 100916366995
ISBN 109780916366995

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  The Pushcart prize, XX, best of the small presses by Henderson, Bill, Pages:   Winner of Publishers Weekly's Carey-Thomas Award, selected many times as the "outstanding book of the year" by the New York Times Book Review, and chosen for two Book-of-the-Month Club QPBC selections, the annual Pushcart Prize sets the standard of excellence for literary anthologies. Picking from thousands of nominations, each year it presents /5(11). The Pushcart Prize's 20th anniversary is a cause for celebration and concern. No devoted reader can criticize the Pushcart Prize's raison d'àtre: to recognize the best stories, poems, and essays published by small presses and literary magazines and bring them to a wider audience. This 20th collection contains much to delight, a spectral range of voices: lyrical, brutal, naive, devious. The most honored literary series in America begins its third decade of continuous publication. Reviewing last year's edition of The Pushcart Prize, Booklist commented, "If you buy one `best of' anthology this year, make it the Pushcart Prize." The Chicago Tribune recently raved, "When it comes to contemporary American literature, the small press is where the action is of all anthologies.

The Pushcart Prizes, given annually since for poems, stories, and essays published by literary magazines and indie outfits, purport to highlight the "best of the small presses" in a yearly anthology. Looking to apply some objective analysis to the results (and determine, by Pushcart standards, where his own fiction might be in the most distinguished company), one writer has taken to. Pushcart's office is an 8’X8’ backyard shack on Long Island, New York. Pushcart has published over sixty titles, distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., and has been recognized as among the most influential publishers in American history by Publishers rt won the National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award (), The Poets & Writers/Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers. Marilyn Chin was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Portland, Oregon. She earned a BA in Chinese literature from the University of Massachusetts and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. A noted anthologist, translator, and educator, as well as a poet and novelist, Chin’s work distills her experiences as a feminist and Asian American woman. The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since , is the most honored literary project in America. Since , hundreds of presses and thousands of writers of short stories, poetry and essays have been represented in our annual collections. Each year most of the writers and many of the presses are new to the.

The Pushcart prize XXI by Bill Henderson, , Pushcart Press edition, in English Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. J | History. An edition of The Pushcart prize XXI () The Pushcart prize XXI. The Pushcart Prize. K likes. The Pushcart Prize - The most honored annual literary anthology in America. Unfortunately, we cannot answer Facebook messages. Please visit our website. The Pushcart Prize is an American literary prize published by Pushcart Press that honors the best "poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot" published in the small presses over the previous year. Magazine and small book press editors are invited to submit up to six works they have featured. Anthologies of the selected works have been published annually since The Pushcart prize XXI by Bill Henderson, , Pushcart Press edition, in English.