The Pushcart Book of Short Stories
The Best Short Stories From A Quarter-century of the Pushcart PrizeBook - 2002
Many of today's celebrated short story authors received their first national recognition in The Pushcart Prize, and over the years, the series has tracked the development of the form, encompassing all its enthusiasms from traditional to experimental in an unsurpassed eclectic gathering. This memorable and enduring volume includes some of the major writers of our time, almost all of them discovered in The Pushcart Prize at the start of their vocations. The list includes Raymond Carver, John Irving, David Kranes, Cynthia Ozick, Janet Peery, Liza Wieland, Susan Minot, Mona Simpson, Tim O'Brien, Richard Ford, Alistair MacLeod, Josip Novakovich, Ha Jin, and many more.