2019 Pushcart Prize XLIII
Best of the Small PressesBook - 2019
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 infused by new stories, essays and poetry from small press authors with a vision of what is honest and vital. Over 70 authors are included from more than 50 presses.