The Pushcart Book of Poetry

The Pushcart Book of Poetry

The Best Poems From Three Decades of the Pushcart Prize

Book - 2006
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Collects one hundred and eighty poems that have won the "Pushcart Prize" since 1976.

Norton Pub
As selected from the first twenty-five years of The Pushcart Prize, the best poetry in recent American literature.

What a wealth of brilliance has appeared in over a quarter-century of The Pushcart Prize, and much of that brilliance has been evident in the poetry.

From the start of the series in 1976, the editors of The Pushcart Prize have celebrated all sorts of poetry, from the traditional to the experimental, by both known and unknown poets. More than 750 poems have appeared, selected by new poetry editors for most of the twenty-five editions.

Under the general editorship of Joan Murray, herself a distinguished poet, all of the past poetry editors were asked to select their favorite poems; the result is a poetry anthology like no other. The list of editors alone reads like a Who's Who of American poetry: Billy Collins, Grace Schulman, Carolyn Forche, Gerald Stern, Stanley Plumly, Philip Levine, Jorie Graham, Robert Hass, Philip Booth, William Heyen, Elizabeth Spires, Marvine Bell, Carolyn Kizer, Lynn Emanuel, David St. John, Hether McHugh, and many others.

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Selected from the first twenty-five years of The Pushcart Prize, an anthology of favorite works includes pieces chosen by such poetry editors as Billy Collins, Grace Shulman, and Carolyn Forch‚.

Publisher: Wainscott, N.Y. : Pushcart Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781888889345
1888889349
Branch Call Number: 811 PUSHC
Characteristics: 634 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Murray, Joan
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