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The Pushcart Prize 14

Bill Henderson

The Pushcart Prize 14

Best of the Small Presses (Pushcart Prize)

by Bill Henderson

  • 268 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American literature,
  • Collections,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9302611M
    ISBN 100140117008
    ISBN 109780140117004

    The sport of horse racing, to its shame, is connected to the destruction of its own beautiful animals. It always surprises me what a wide range of styles appear. The fiction is highly original and memorable. The piece closes with an elegant note on the beauty of a nature besieged by our barbarous kind.

    He serves as a poetry editor at The Rumpus. In addition, there is some stunning poetry- in fact, the poems make this volume a keeper- and some moving essays; Put on the Petty by Amos Magliocco is very fine. This volume is published and edited by the indomitable Henderson, who writes in the introduction about founding the series in and includes some serious name-dropping: Paul Bowles, Ralph Ellison, Joyce Carol Oatesso it's assured of upholding the series' reputation for collecting the best writing from the small presses. May 02, Andrew rated it it was ok Not as compelling a collection of short stories as the "Best American" series done by Houghton Mifflin -- and indeed it is an "all-in-one" collection with essays and poetry, not just short stories. The The entries in this anthology are well chosen. This was an excellent exercise in determining writing styles that do not suit me.

    Always a wide-open collection, the Pushcart Prize is visibly more diverse than ever; while this volume is full of the usual suspects Robert Hass, Rick Moody, Robert Cooverit abounds in young writers of widely different backgrounds and experiences, as if to affirm contributor Brian Doyle's lovely thought that "whatever you think you know about a person or an animal or a tree because it is a certain species or color or nativity is probably egregiously wrong. I read it to learn what constitutes award-winning contemporary short fiction. For the most part, I was left cold. In addition, there is some stunning poetry- in fact, the poems make this volume a keeper- and some moving essays; Put on the Petty by Amos Magliocco is very fine. Oh, right, she's a founding editor. Kirkus Reviews.


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The Pushcart Prize 14 book

Bill Henderson the Pushcart Prize Editors

Her short fiction has been published in the New Yorker, as well as other journals, and has been included in The Best American Short Stories and other anthologies.

Inshe was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. I read it to learn what constitutes award-winning contemporary short fiction. Wright: "It gives me vertigo to find myself hanging about on earth in her absence.

It's a fun way to get a taste of what lit mag editors enjoy reading. Since I could write the book on that particular subject, all hope of my career as contemporary fiction writer is not lost.

Powell for the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. The 69 writers represented in this volume are no less impressive than the series' founders. It always surprises me what a wide range of styles appear. Thoroughbreds no longer fit for racing become victims.

On the place front, old hippie Steve Stern recalls the Fayetteville, Arkansas, of old, as personified by the recently deceased poet C.

To the people at UC Davis I am quaint, a little slow on the uptake, and far too earnest to even believe".

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Always a wide-open collection, the Pushcart Prize is visibly more diverse than ever; while this volume is full of the usual suspects Robert Hass, Rick Moody, Robert Cooverit abounds in young writers of widely different backgrounds and experiences, as if to affirm contributor Brian Doyle's lovely thought that "whatever you think you know about a person or an animal or a tree because it is a certain species or color or nativity is probably egregiously wrong.

Oh, right, she's a founding editor. That is not how you should react to a prize-winning piece of writing. Founded in by Pulitzer Prize winning poet Philip Schultz, The Writers Studio is an independent creative writing program, offering six and eight-week workshops specializing in topics from the necessity of political fiction to writers beginning in their fifties.

This information shocks and disturbs me. He writes about music at The Rumpus and has an advice column at LitHub. Unfortunately, there is also some really boring writing in this book. In the essay "Constance Bailey in the Year of Monica Lewinsky," Sarah Vallance details her time as a Harvard University student researching health care access for the poor, and the friendship she developed with year-old Connie and an attack cat named Inky.

The exception is Joyce Carol Oates's story, Bonobo Mama, which isn't particularly entertaining, but at least its structure is familiar what is JC Oates doing in an anthology of small press fiction?

Shelves: anthology Even though I think many of the series editor's notions about publishing are stuck in the dark ages, I still find it useful to read this anthology every year.

The one that left the strongest impression on me, however, was a non fiction piece about horse auctions. This volume is published and edited by the indomitable Henderson, who writes in the introduction about founding the series in and includes some serious name-dropping: Paul Bowles, Ralph Ellison, Joyce Carol Oatesso it's assured of upholding the series' reputation for collecting the best writing from the small presses.The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series, published every year sinceis the most honored literary project in America.

Sincehundreds of presses and thousands of writers of short stories, poetry and essays have been represented in our annual collections.

Forty-one and counting: the latest installment of the literary prize volume delivers, as ever, with abundance and occasional splendor. The Pushcart franchise fires on all cylinders, bringing in work by relative newcomers as well as old hands.

The Pushcart Prize XXX: Best of the Small Presses, Edition by Bill Henderson, The Pushcart Prize Editors and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hildebrandsguld.com Pushcart Press The Pushcart Prize Fellowships Inc., is a (C) (3) non-profit corporation, and the endowment for the Pushcart Prize.

The Fellowships help to ensure that the legacy of the Pushcart Prize, considered one of the most important publishing projects in.

The Pushcart Prize Nomination Process We welcome up to six nominations (print or online) from little magazine and small book press editors throughout the world. We also accept nominations from our staff of distinguished Contributing Editors.

The nominations may be any combination of poetry, short stories. The Pushcart Prize book.

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