The Pushcart Prize XXX: Best of the Small Presses

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Pushcart Press, Dec 26, 2005 - Fiction - 539 pages
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This edition of the long-honored anthology of small-press fiction, essays, and poetry marks its third decade, an amazing feat of survival and excellence. Like previous editions, The Pushcart Prize XXX presents over sixty selections picked from hundreds of little magazines and presses with the help of over 200 distinguished contributing editors. In the Pushcart tradition, this fascinating collection combines the work of today's luminaries with a host of new talents, creating an exciting assembly of diverse voices. Since 1976, The Pushcart Prize has been "the single best measure of the state of affairs in American literature today," according to the New York Times Book Review. Many of today's celebrated writers received their first recognition in The Pushcart Prize, which over the years has tracked small-press enthusiasms from traditional to experimental in an unsurpassed eclectic gathering.

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April 2007. Allentown. 3* This anthology is always dependable for some good stuff. It, the B.A.S.S. and the O'Henry annual compilations, used to be xmas presents, but when the volumes filled an entire book shelf and spilled over, and we began to think about moving...

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Long. Too much poetry. Some good stories but, overall, not enough for the size. Read full review

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Contents

PRESENTLY IN RUINS
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THE THIRD THING
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PROMENADE
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Copyright

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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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