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The Pushcart Prize XXIV Best of the Small Presses 2000 Edition (Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses)


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For the 2000 edition, The Pushcart Prize series presents one of the largest volumes in its history — over sixty short stories, poems, and essays selected from hundreds of small presses and literary journals with the help of over 200 distinguished contributing editors. In the best Pushcart tradition, this fascinating edition combines the work of today's luminaries with a host of new talents, creating a wholly original amalgam of diverse voices.<P>The most honored literary series in America, The Pushcart Prize has been chosen for many Book-of-the-Month Club and Quality Paperback Book Club selections, named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times, and hailed with Pushcart Press by Publishers Weekly as "among the most influential in the development of the American book business over the past 125 years".

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The Mansion on the Hill / Rick Moody — In Search of Miracles / memoir by Ann Hood — Building a Painting a Home / poem by Bob Hicock — Seed / Mary Yuarki Waters — Mitch / poem by Robert Creeley — The First Men / Stacey Richter — The Sheriff goes to Church / Robert Coover — Lizard / poem by Susan Hahn — The Best Girlfriend You Never Had / Pam Houston — The Houses of Double Women / Julian Anderson — The Dog Years / poem by Tony Hoagland — The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom / Dan Chaon — Borrowed Finery / memoir by Paula Fox — Faithfulness / poem by Forrest Gander — Also Love You / poem by Reginald Shepherd — Nachman / Leonard Michaels — The Serenity Prayer / Elisabeth Sifton — All the Aphrodisiacs / poem by Cathy Hong — Snow Dreams / Tom Bailey — At Niaux / poem by Laurie Sheck — Miss Famous / Robert Boswell — Gravitas / poem by Elizabeth Alexander — Carlos / poem by Theodore Deppe — Neon Effects / Emily Hiestand — The Gardens of Kyoto / Kate Walbert — The Loop, the Snow, Their Daughters, the Rain / Liza Wieland — Olympic Rain Forest / poem by Jane Cooper — The Disappearing Teapot / memoir by Alice Mattison — Sand, Flies & Fish / poem by Mong-Lan — What I Eat / Charlotte Morgan — From the Prado Rotunda: The Family of Charles IV, and Others / poem by Alicia Ostriker — Oblivion, Nebraska / Peter Moore Smith — Odd Collections / Alexander Theroux — Errata Mystagogia / poem by Bruce Beasley — The Dead Boy at Your Window / Bruce Holland Rogers — Invisible Man / poem by Jas. Mardis — Dear Mother / Harry Mathews — The Girls Learn to Levitate / poem by Adrienne Su — The March of the Novel through History: the Testimony of my Grandfather's Bookcase / Amitav Ghosh — A Meditation / poem by Gail N. Harada — The Talking Cure / Frederick Busch — Provenance / poem by Joseph Stroud — Very, Very Red / Diane Williams — The Poor Angel / poem by Ray Gonzales — A Party on the Way to Rome / poem by Christopher Howell — What They Did / David Means — Diary / poem by Susan Wood — Basha Leah / memoir by Brenda Miller — For Brigit in Illinois / poem by Renee Ashley — Harry Ginsberg / Charles Baxter — The Sky Blue Dress / poem by Cathy Song — Love or Nothing / poem by Hugh Coyle — Self Knowledge / Richard Bausch — Son of Stet / poem by John Kistner — The Sea in Mourning / poem by Eduardo Urios-Aparisi — The Wedding Jester / Steve Stern — Swan / poem by Oleh Lysheha — Daughter-Mother-Maya-Seeta / poem by Reetika Vazirani — Living to Tell the Tale / memoir by Gabriel Garcia Marquez — Deer Table Legs / poem by Katayoon Zandvakili — Love Letters / poem by Michael Burkard.

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Henderson, Bill
Pushcart Prize Editors
Pushcart Prize Editors
Henderson, Bill
Henderson, Bill
W. W. Norton & Company
Wainscott, N.Y. :
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Anthologies (multiple authors)
American literature
Library & Information Science
Library & Information Science - General
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Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses (Hardcover)
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