Pushcart prize XXIX, 2005 : best of the small presses / edited by Bill Henderson with the Pushcart Prize editors.

Other Title:
Pushcart prize XXIX
Pushcart prize 29
Pushcart prize twenty-nine
29th anniversary ed.
Wainscott, N.Y. : Pushcart Press ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 2005.
560 pages ; 24 cm
American literature -- 21st century.
Small presses -- United States.
American literature.
Small presses.
United States
A yearly anthology of fiction, essays and poetry from the small presses chosen by writers.
Introduction / Bill Henderson
Immortality / Yiyun Li
Beetle orgy / Benjamin Scott Grossberg
Noikokyrio / Alison Cadbury
Brother death, sister life / Donald Platt
Fast Sunday / Sue Standing
Wonder: red beans and ricely / Sydney Lea
Dues / Dale Peck
Waiting for the Messiah / Chana Bloch
Dog song / Ann Pancake
Someone naked and adorable / David Kirby
Raging waters / Brenda Miller
Quelquechose / Dana Levin
I am not your mother / Alice Mattison
Chair / Donna Mattison
Physics and grief / Patricia Monaghan
Landscape with hungry gulls / Lance Larsen
The Irish martyr / Russell Working
Scattering my mother's ashes on the family plot at Hickman, Kentucky / Doug Anderson
The hurt man / Wendell Berry
My brother, Antonio, the baker / Philip Levine
The speed of memory / Brad K. Younkin
Horseflies / Robert Wrigley
The core / Jack Herlihy
God's penis / Jeffrey Harrison
Death in Naples / Mary Gordon
from The face / David St. John
Bullet in my neck / Gerald Stern
When Dean Young talks about wine / Tony Hoagland
God lives in St. Petersburg / Tom Bissell
Untitled / Catherine Barnett
The real Eleanor Rigby / Alice Fulton
Ectoplimaniessence / Hayden Carruth
Fantastic voyage / Emily Fox Gordon
Anyways / Suzanne Cleary
Claire / Steven Barthelme
Tour daufuskie / Terrance Hayes
The poison that purifies you / Elizabeth Kadetsky
Elegy for the saint of letting small fish go / Eliot Khalil Wilson
Shunned / Meredith Hall
Walking after dinner / Patricia Staton
Gina's death / Charles Baxter
To tell the literal truth / Steven Kowit
The apology / Brock Clarke
Can't you hear the wind howl? / Frank X. Gaspar
The squeeze / Barbara Hurd
There / Eamon Grennan
Virtuoso mio / Karen Palmer
Chinese foot chart / Kay Ryan
Geographers at Mardi Gras / Andrei Codrescu
The flayed man / Nadine Meyer
Juan the cell phone salesman / Deb Olin Unferth
To the surgeon Kevin Lin / W.S. Merwin
Avian nights / Sherman Alexie
Roman erotic poetry / Albert Goldbarth
Triptych / Dick Allen
Lost victories / William T. Vollmann
Hedonism / David Baker
Reading in his wake / Pamela Painter
The Greek ships / Robert Bly
from Urban renewal / Major Jackson
Special Mention
Presses featured in the Pushcart Prize editions since 1976
Contributing small presses
Contributors' notes
"An annual small press reader."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 551-555) and index.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
Henderson, Bill, 1941-
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Pushcart Press.
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