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The Pushcart prize, VIII : best of the small presses, 1983-1984 -- with an index to the first eight volumes : an annual small press reader

Author: Bill Henderson
Publisher: Wainscott, N.Y. : Pushcart Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1983-84 edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Henderson
ISBN: 0916366189 : 9780916366186
OCLC Number: 9952044
Description: 528 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Gail Godwin --
A small, good thing / Raymond Carver --
The end of the world / Thomas McGrath --
The company we keep : self-making in imaginative art, old and new / Wayne C. Booth --
Each bird walking / Tess Gallagher --
The decimation before Phraata / Alan Dugan --
Prayer for the dying / Willis Johnson --
Those destroyed by success / William Dickey --
Moles / Mary Oliver --
Memories of unhousement, a memoir / Clark Blaise --
How to write a poem / Gordon Lish --
Persimmons / Li-Young Lee --
Confederate graves in Little Rock / Richard Hugo --
Quarrel / Ellen Bryant Voight --
Graveyard day / Bobbie Ann Mason --
The dishwasher / Robert McBrearty --
The pond at dusk / Jane Kenyon --
Sitting between two mirrors / James Baker Hall --
from A sequence on Sidney Lanier / Andrew Hudgins --
Summer, an elegy / Ellen Gilchrist --
Notes on failure / Joyce Carol Oates --
Sonnet / Stanley Plumly --
Marcus Garvey arrested at the 125th Street station / John Allman --
The weaver / Ann Stanford --
Samba de los agentes / Andrei Codrescu --
Crane and Carlsen : a memoir (1926-1934) / Lincoln Kirstein --
Carolyn at twenty / Patricia Dobler --
The house that fear built : Warsaw, 1943 / Jane Flanders --
Hidden justice / Gerald Stern --
Judgment / Kate Wheeler --
What literature means / Cynthia Ozick --
A valediction / W.D. Snodgrass --
I knew I'd sing / Heather McHugh --
Remembering Titian's martyrdom of St. Lawrence / Jorie Graham --
Robo-wash / Jean Davidson --
The stench / Jillian Becker --
Procession / Philip Booth --
Lining up / Richard Howard --
The longing / John Daniel --
The time, the place, the loved one / Susan Welch --
Avant-garde mastery / Thomas LeClair --
Zoë / Diane Ackerman --
Hamlen Brook / Richard Wilbur --
The man of many L's / Maxine Kumin --
Uncle Balt and the nature of being / William Gass --
The reedbeds of the Hackensack / Amy Clampitt --
Dream vision / Raymond Oliver --
The desire and pursuit of the part / Henri Coulette --
Age / Janet Desaulniers --
Being and Judaism / Oscar Mandel --
That bright grey eye / Hilda Morely --
Great-aunt Francesca / Joe-Anne McLaughlin --
Indian boarding school : the runaways / Louise Erdrich --
The eight stages of translation / Robert Bly --
The woman who lives in the botanical gardens / Alexis De Veaux --
Sapphics against anger / Timothy Steele --
Tutka Bay, Alaska / Anita Wilkins --
Contributors' notes --
Outstanding writers --
Outstanding small presses --
Index.
Other Titles: Pushcart prize 8
Pushcart prize eight
Responsibility: edited by Bill Henderson with the Pushcart Prize editors ; introduction by Gail Godwin.

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