The average reader will spend 10 hours and 20 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute).
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“More good poems, essays and stories are found in these presses than any other place on the planet.” Richard FordThis 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 PUSHCARTPRIZE 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.