The Pushcart Prize XLI: Best of the Small Presses 2017 Edition (The Pushcart Prize Anthologies #41) (Hardcover)

The Pushcart Prize XLI: Best of the Small Presses 2017 Edition (The Pushcart Prize Anthologies #41) By Bill Henderson, The Pushcart Prize Editors (Editor) Cover Image
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This is book number 41 in the The Pushcart Prize Anthologies series.


“America’s best fiction, poetry and essays.” Billy Collins

“Resounding testimony to the persistence of intelligent, creative, and compassionate expression” commented Booklist on last year’s Pushcart Prize. “A wonderful edition” said Publishers Weekly. Features appeared in The New York Times Book Review and elsewhere.Pushcart’s 41st Edition is edited with the assistance of 200 distinguished Contributing Editors and was selected from more than 8,000 stories, essays and poetry nominated by a complete roster of today’s outstanding non-commercial publishers.The Pushcart Prize has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Book Critics Circle, the Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers/Barnes & Noble and is acclaimed by readers and reviewers internationally.

About the Author

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 is also the author of several memoirs, including All My Dogs: A Life. The founder of the Lead Pencil Club, Henderson lives on Long Island and In Maine where he runs the Pushcart bookstore – “the world’s smallest bookstore.”

More than 200 Contributing Editors and CO-Editors help select the annual volumes of The Pushcart Prize. The Pushcart Prize Editors come from almost every state in the USA and around the world. Every year more than 8,000 nominations are received for the Pushcart Prize.

Praise For…

Pushcart offers a clear and refreshingly panoramic view of the current state of creative writing. Essential reading, as always.
— Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9781888889819
ISBN-10: 1888889810
Publisher: Pushcart Press
Publication Date: November 8th, 2016
Pages: 650
Language: English
Series: The Pushcart Prize Anthologies