Synopses & Reviews
Over sixty stories, essays, and poems appear in this landmark edition, picked from more than 5,000 nominations. Over the years more than 400 presses have been honored with reprints in , the most praised literary series in America: winner of the Carey-Thomas Award, named a Notable Book of the Year by , picked for several Book-of-the-Month Club selections, and hailed by as "among the most influential in the development of the American book business in the past century and a quarter." "The single best measure of the state of affairs in American literature today."-- "[A]mong the most influential [series] in the development of the American book business in the past century and a quarter."-- " is essential."-- "Those who despair of finding good writing in mass media America need look no further than ."--)
A stunning collection of new and celebrated authors features over 60 stories, essays and poems.
The quarter-century edition of a "distinguished annual literary event" (Anne Tyler, ) For its twenty-fifth year, surpasses itself with a stunning presentation of new and celebrated authors.
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 in New York.