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BOOK REVIEW

THE PUSHCART PRIZE XXXVIII by Bill Henderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2013

"Of a piece with previous Pushcart collections, all 37 of them, and a revealing picture of the state of the art in modern American letters."
The venerable literary annual turns 38, with no signs of slowing down. Read full book review >

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THE PUSHCART PRIZE XXXIX by Bill Henderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 2014

"Useful as an annual state-of-the-art address, even if the state of the art would seem to be only middling."
An old warhorse takes another turn of the track, just shy of its 40th. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"As ever, there are a few misfires and humdrummeries, but the Pushcart anthology remains essential for players in the writing game."
The annual Pushcart Prize anthology hits three dozen with characteristic heft and customary good taste. Read full book review >

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THE PUSHCART PRIZE XLI by Bill Henderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"There's something for everyone here, and anyone with an interest in contemporary letters will want to see the venerable Pushcart's picks."
Forty-one and counting: the latest installment of the literary prize volume delivers, as ever, with abundance and occasional splendor. Read full book review >

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THE PUSHCART PRIZE XL by Bill Henderson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Indeed. But apart from presenting an overstuffed selection of good work, Pushcart affords room for hope. Here's looking forward to many more editions."
The venerable literary annual turns 40, with no signs of slowing down. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 15, 2012

"Essential for writers real and potential studying the market and otherwise reading the tea leaves. For others, not so much."
An old literary warhorse plods along, with no sign of going lame—but without much energy, either. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 30, 2009

"Smart, if perhaps a touch thick around the middle, as befits the onset of middle age."
The 34th annual gathering of the small-press tribes, as broad-ranging as ever. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Seventy-four entries were selected out of over 5,000 nominations. Another cut might well have been made, but there is wheat here among the chaff."
The 25th anniversary edition of a tradition in American literature, heavier on quantity than quality but still worth perusing for some showstoppers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"As ever, an essential barometer for spotting literary trends—and, for would-be writers, figuring out where to send the next submission. And, as ever, essential, period."
The Pushcart Prize hits its 35th anniversary, and editor, literary activist and Pushcart pusher Henderson is ticked off. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"As always, lots of bang for the buck: much good reading, much of it from obscure sources not often encountered outside these annual pages."
The venerable award turns 33 and gets a touch closer to its roots. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 15, 2006

"A well-focused snapshot of the current state of the art for art's sake. As always, though, the collection is hernia-inducing; smaller would indeed be beautiful."
The venerable Pushcart Prize turns 30. It's looking pretty good, though it could probably stand to lose a little weight and get some more fresh air. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"The Pushcart series is the best of its kind and a worthy effort simply because Henderson ignores the latest trends and fads and zeroes in on quality wherever he happens to find it."
As always in the Pushcart collections of stories, essays, and poems from the little magazines, there is a wide range of quality and a good balance of names familiar and scarcely known. Read full book review >