Publisher’s Description: Recent poems from Crazyhorse were selected for reprint in The Best American Poetry 2008 and 2007 and The Pushcart Prize anthology, recent fiction in The Best American Short Stories 2008. Richard Jackson’s poem “Cain’s Legacy,” won a 2004 Pushcart Prize. Dinty W. Moore’s essay “Son of Mr. Green Jeans,” was reprinted in the January 2004 Harper’s Magazine. Read excerpts online: http://crazyhorse.cofc.edu/.
Since 1960, Crazyhorse has published John Updike, Raymond Carver, Jorie Graham, John Ashbery, Robert Bly, Ha Jin, James Wright, Carolyn Forché, Charles Simic, Lynda Hull, Charles Wright, Jean Valentine, and Billy Collins. Past authors have been reprinted in the annual Pushcart Prize and Best American anthologies, have won Pulitzer Prizes, the National Book Award, the O. Henry Prize, have been Guggenheim fellows and NEA Fellowship recipients.
Each year Crazyhorse offers the Crazyhorse Fiction Prize, the Crazyhorse Nonfiction Prize, and the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize. The prizes awards are currently $2,000 for each genre, and the winning story, essay, and poem(s) are published in Crazyhorse. Please visit our website for more details.