Bill Henderson is the founder and editor of the Pushcart Prize. He received the 2006 National Book Critic Circle's Lifetime Achievement Award and the Poets & Writers / Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award. He is also the author of several memoirs, including All My Dogs: A Life. The founder of the Lead Pencil Club, Henderson lives on Long Island and In Maine where he runs the Pushcart bookstore - the world's smallest bookstore.
A treasured compilation. A wonderful edition. An invaluable record. The Pushcart Prize editions are urgent and absolutely necessary. --Mary Karr The Pushcart Prize has changed the face of American literary publishing and has given untold numbers of young writers a boost. --Charles Baxter