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The Pushcart Prize XXII: Best of the Small Presses (Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses)


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Publisher Comments:

Edited with the assistance of over 200 distinguished contributing editors, including Andre Dubus, Joyce Carol Oates, Rita Dove, and Edward Hoagland, this volume celebrates more than 60 stories, poems, and essays from dozens of magazines and small presses.

Table of Contents

  1. Courting a monk /Katherine Min
  2. Demonology /Rick Moody
  3. Elegy ending in the sound of a skipping rope /Larry Lewis
  4. Beauty treatment /Stacey Richter
  5. Ode to meaning /Robert Pinsky
  6. Grounded /Claire Davis
  7. Balloon /Mary Ruefle
  8. Preacher /Steve Yarbrough
  9. Stonehenge /Albert Goldbarth
  10. Women dreaming of Jerusalem /Rachel Kadish
  11. Atomic bride /Thomas Sayers Ellis
  12. Give the millionaire a drink /Mike Newirth
  13. What the water knows /Sam Hamill
  14. Jessica, the hound & the casket trade /Thomas Lynch
  15. Living with stripes /Kay Ryan
  16. Oxygen /Ron Carlson
  17. Blacklegs /Brigit Kelly
  18. Not the plaster casters /Janice Eidus
  19. What the animals teach us /Chard deNiord
  20. New York days, 1958-1964 /Charles Simic
  21. Karma Lollipop /Albert Saijo
  22. Out of the woods /Josip Novakovich
  23. Missing it /Dan Brown
  24. Twelve plagues /Gerald Shapiro
  25. Matinee idylls /Molly Bendall
  26. We have time /Paul L. Allman
  27. Door /Dana Levin
  28. Knowing your place /Sylvia Watanabe
  29. Executive suite /Michael Heffernan
  30. Carp /Jessica Roeder
  31. No turn on red /Richard Jackson
  32. Kiss /Pamela Painter
  33. Troubadour /David St. John
  34. For the relief of unbearable urges /Nathan Englander
  35. Davy Cricket /David Hayward
  36. Umbilicus /James Alan McPherson
  37. That half is almost gone /Marilyn Chin
  38. Forest /Andrea Barrett
  39. Fragments from the burnt notebooks of O. Fleming /Frank Polite
  40. Civilization /Tom§as Filer
  41. Oysters and other workers /Turner Cassity
  42. Wings /Kristin King
  43. For the young men who died of AIDS /Julia Vinograd
  44. Rhyming action /Charles Baxter
  45. Lipstick tree /Kiana Davenport
  46. Souls /Dannie Abse
  47. Dentaphilia /Julia Slavin
  48. L.A. dream #2 /Maureen Seaton
  49. Native daughter /Lee Smith
  50. Breathing lessons /Rane Arroyo
  51. Two accidents : reflections on chance and creativity /Lewis Hyde
  52. On the failure named Bosnia /P.H. Liotta
  53. Famous torn and restored lit cigarette trick /Elizabeth Gilbert
  54. Invierno /Junot Diaz
  55. Sparrow /Reginald Gibbons
  56. Return of the Boyceville flash /Gordon Weaver
  57. Old Woodrat's sticky house /Gary Snyder
  58. Jamming traffic /Rita Ariyoshi
  59. Van Leeuwenhoek : 1675 /Linda Bierds
  60. Appropriation of cultures /Percival Everett
  61. Some information about 23 years of existence /Jeff Clark
  62. Secret names of whores /Donald Rawley
  63. Body parts (1968) /Bin Ramke
  64. Killer whales /Susan Daitch
  65. El Perif§erico, or sleep /Joshua Clover
  66. Zenobia /Gina Berriault
  67. Man who wouldn't plant willow trees /A.E. Stallings
  68. At least thirteen ways of looking at look /Gordon Lish
  69. Nude detective, a complaint /Dorothy Barresi
  70. Gooseberry marsh /Gretchen Legler
  71. Vous etes plus beaux que vous ne pensiez /Kenneth Koch
  72. Jaget /Anne Carson
  73. Scar Vegas /Tom Paine
  74. Coat /Flannery O'Connor.

Product Details

Henderson, Bill
Pushcart Prize
Introduction by:
Henderson, Bill
Henderson, Bill
Pushcart Prize Editors
Henderson, Bill
Pushcart Prize
Henderson, Bill
Henderson, Bill
Pushcart Press
Wainscott, N.Y.
Anthologies (multiple authors)
American literature
American literature (collections)
Little presses
Small presses.
Edition Number:
Edition Description:
1998 Paperback
Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses (Paperback)
Series Volume:
vol. 3
Publication Date:
9.06x6.07x1.69 in. 1.98 lbs.

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