BHC Press Announces 2021 Pushcart Prize Nominees
This prestigious award honors the best books published by small and independent presses.
By: BHC Press
Whiteland by Rosie Cranie-Higgs
In a lonely Swiss mountain village, a young woman's winter holiday erupts when something in the woods imbeds its claws into her sister. She'll have to hunt for answers in the otherworldly forest known as Whiteland, where nothing is as it seems, and the price for answers may be death.
"takes readers down a terror-filled rabbit hole in the Swiss Alps. This powerful series launch will haunt readers well after they're done reading." — Publishers Weekly
Trailer Baby by Kathryn Sanoden Pearson
When a psychologist discovers her teen daughter is pregnant, her shaky life becomes more so. But, when she learns the father is one of her patient's sons, things take an even stranger turn. A refreshingly honest, uplifting story of hope and healing.
"so good I read it in a day…a marvelous debut…" — Shelley's Book Nook
Range of Light by Scott Neuffer
Three strangers meet at Yosemite's famed Mist Trail: a disillusioned investment banker, a Chinese dissident artist escaping persecution, and a middle-aged woman trying to rebuild her life after divorce. By day's end, two of them will be dead.
"a beautifully written book…Neuffer has great chops…" — LibraryThing Early Reviewers
Stel Parad by Lisa Menzel
Chicago 1845: A jaded I&M Canal gravedigger and an encamping Native American tribe witness mysterious events and soon learn the whole town is cursed.
Shelter: Lost & Found by R.A. Conroy
After saving a stray dog from a street gang, a homeless teen finds a home at an animal shelter and meets an eccentric group of misfits.
"an important [book] that should be read by anyone who has the power to legislate against abusers. I'm glad I read it." —Judy Hartman, Librarian
Alina: A Song for the Telling by Malve von Hassell
A young girl dreams of becoming a female troubadour. Refusing to accept an oppressive life, she embarks on a journey with her brother through the Byzantine Empire where she becomes embroiled in political intrigue in the noble courts.
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About BHC Press: BHC Press is an award-winning independent publisher of fiction and nonfiction for the adult, teen, and children's market. To learn more, or to view our catalogs, visit www.bhcpress.com.
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