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Summary: Publishers Weekly in its boxed and starred review of last year s edition of this annual anthology commented With large publishing houses facing an uncertain future, the Pushcart Prize is more valuable than ever in highlighting the unique voices thriving in America s small presses. As David Ulin, Los Angeles Times book critic recently commented on the series: I ve had a love of these anthologies...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Press 2015

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Summary: "In prose, poetry, and graphic narrative, the contributors to this anthology tackle the questions of American identity and society, offering visions rooted in our history but attentive to our future"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Temple University 2018

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Summary: A latest anthology for tween boys collects ten true stories, biographies, essays, and other engaging short entries by leading nonfiction writers and journalists.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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Summary: "As the variety of selections in Pushcart Prize XLIV indicates, it is an eclectic and constantly changing community. Over 70 authors are included from more than 50 presses."--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Prize Fellowships Inc. 2020

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Summary: "A groundbreaking collection tracing the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers, in the tradition of The New Press's perennial seller Words of Fire"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 MOU

Summary: "The Pushcart Prize is the only annual anthology to exclusively showcase the very best writing from America's alternative literary presses. Each year contributing editors, whose ranks include the most important writers of today, along with hundreds of small presses, nominate thousands of stories, poems, essays and memoirs for inclusion in Pushcart's collection. This unique submissions process...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Prize Fellowships 2018

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Summary: Here are 70 authors from more than 50 presses as selected from the nominations of 220 distinguished Contributing Editors and 800 participating presses.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Pirze Fellowships Inc. 2021

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Summary: A collection of short stories, essays, and poems, culled from small presses and literary journals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Press 2011

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Summary: Edited with the assistance of over 200 distinguished Contributing Editors, including Poetry Editors Kim Addonizio and David Bottoms, Pushcart Prize XL celebrates 65 stories, essays and poems from dozens of little magazines and small presses. This 40th Anniversary Edition continues as a testament to the flourishing of American literature in our independent presses.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart 2016

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Contents: Dilbert, Oct. 8, 2001 / Scott Adams -- Jimmy Hoffa's Odyssey / Ai -- From: Before we were free / Julia Alvarez -- Confessions of a lonely atheist / Natalie Angier -- From: Timbuktu / Paul Auster -- Filthy with things / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- From: Sweet Summer / Bebe Moore Campbell -- What to do / Hayden Carruth -- From: Caramelo / Sandra Cisneros -- Mrs. Dutta writes a letter / Chitra...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2005

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Summary: Winner of honors from the National Book Critics Circle, Publishers Weekly, Poets & Writers / Barnes & Noble and others, and acclaimed by readers and reviewers internationally, The Pushcart Prize series continues to be a testament to the flourishing of American fiction, essays, memoirs and poetry in our small, independent presses. As commercial publishers consolidate into a few profit-driven...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart 2014

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Eggers, Dave.

Contents: Another -- What it means when a crowd in a faraway nation takes a soldier representing your own nation, shoots him, drags him from his vehicle and then mutilates him in the dust -- The only meaning of the oil-wet water -- On wanting to have three walls up before she gets home -- Climbing to the window, pretending to dance -- She waits, seething, blooming -- Quiet -- Your mother and I -- Naveed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McSweeney's Books 2004

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Summary: Presents a collection of short stories, essays, and poems from throughout the year, culled from small presses and literary journals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Press 2011

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Summary: This 43rd edition of the annual Pushcart Prize - the most celebrated literary series in America - is further proof that these days the heat and heart of contemporary writing is often found in small presses scattered around the country and the world, far from the pressures of commercial centers. As the variety of selections in Pushcart Prize XLIII indicates, it is a diverse community constantly...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Prize Fellowships Inc. 2019

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Summary: "Featuring some of America's greatest writers and poets, this landmark anthology is a one-of-a-kind field guide to the American literary imagination. Americans have always been fascinated by birds and from the beginning American writers have captured this keen interest in a variety of genres: poems, journals, memoirs, short stories, essays, and travel accounts. Here literature professor and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2020

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Summary: Amy Tan is the author of several bestselling novels, including the The Kitchen God's Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, and the beloved Joy Luck Club, which has been translated into 35 languages and became a commercially successful film in 1993. Tan has said in the past that "books were my salvation. Books saved me from being miserable." In this TEDTalk, she speaks further on the human response...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Lozada, Carlos

Summary: The Washington Post's Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic uses the books of the Trump era to argue that the response to this presidency reflects the same failures of imagination that made it possible.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 LOZ

Summary: In this introduction to Eugene O'Neill's life and work from the Famous Authors series, viewers are given a close look at O'Neill's theatrical family and mother who developed a morphine addiction. He struggled with this and his renouncement of Catholicism, a blow to his Irish parents, and escaped into reading voraciously. He went to Princeton, but was unfocused and left for a life of drinking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

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Summary: This overview of the biography and writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald from the Famous Authors series traces Fitzgerald’s life and influences from his birth in St. Paul, Minnesota, to his university days at Princeton and literary celebrity and frivolity in New York, to his status as social purveyor of modernists in Paris, and his tumultuous marriage to the talented but troubled Zelda Sayre...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: "Book advocate Colby Sharp presents more than forty beloved, award-winning, diverse and bestselling authors and illustrators in a creative challenge! Colby Sharp invited more than forty authors and illustrators to provide story starters for each other; photos, drawings, poems, prose, or anything they could dream up. When they received their prompts, they responded by transforming these seeds...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 810.8 CRE

Summary: Collects original comic strips from American authors and illustrators published in 2011 in graphic novels.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 BES

Henderson, Bill (EDT)

Summary: Presents a collection of short stories, essays, and poems from throughout the year, culled from small presses and literary journals.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Prize Fellowships 2013

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Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

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