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Posted August 24, 2016

  • Anthology Posted August 24, 2016

    America invertida: An Anthology of Emerging Uruguayan Poets, Ed. Jesse Lee Kercheval, University of New Mexico Press

    Among Animals 2: The Lives of Animals and Humans in Contemporary Short Fiction, Ed. John Yunker, Ashland Creek Press

    The Best Small Fictions 2016, Stuart Dybek, Tara L. Masih, Queen's Ferry Press

    By the River: Seven Contemporary Chinese Novellas, Ed. Charles A. Laughlin, Liu Hongtao, Jonathan Stalling, University of Oklahoma Press

    The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker, Edited by Great Weather for Media Editors, Great Weather for Media

    Oy, Caramba!, Ed. Ilan Stavans, University of New Mexico Press

    Purple Prose: Bisexuality in Britain, Kate Harrad, Thorntree Press

  • Fiction Posted August 24, 2016

    The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest, John Nichols, University of New Mexico Press

    Battle Without Honor or Humanity: Volume 2, D. Harlan Wilson, Raw Dog Screaming Press

    Before the First Snow: Stories from the Revolution, Walter M. Brasch, Greeley & Stone

    Broken Sleep, Bruce Bauman, Other Press

    The Capital of Kansas City, Gary Gildner, BkMk Press

    A Cat Came Back, Simone Martel, Harvard Square Editions

    Contents Under Pressure, Ellen Prentiss Campbell, Broadkill River Press

    Corn on Macabre & Other Conundrums, Norman Conquest, Anti-Oedipus Press

    Depictions of Heaven, Randal Eldon Greene, Harvard Square Editions

    Haylow, Gray Stewart, Livingston Press

    In This Season of Rage and Melancholy Such Irrevocable Acts as These, Kat Meads, Mongrel Empire Press

    Knives, Forks, Scissors, Flames, Stefan Kiesbye, Panhandler Books

    My Immaculate Assassin, David Huddle, Tupelo Press

    New Shoes, Dan Gilmore, KYSO Flash

    PhDeath: The Puzzler Murders, James P. Carse, Opus

    Repercussions, Anthony Schneider, Permanent Press

    The Revolutionaries Try Again, Mauro Javier Cardenas, Coffee House Press

    Robert Walker, Corey Mesler, Livingston Press

    Superman on the Roof, Lex Williford, Rose Metal Press

    The Topless Widow of Herkimer Street, Jacob M. Appel, Howling Bird Press

    The Weight of Paradise, Iman Humaydan, Interlink Publishing Group

    Wide as the Wind, Edward Stanton, Open Books Press

  • Nonfiction Posted August 24, 2016

    The Adventures of Form and Content, Albert Goldbarth, Graywolf Press

    The Courtship of Eva Eldridge: A Story of Bigamy in the Marriage-Mad Fifties, Diane Simmons, University of Iowa Press

    Fracking Pennsylvania: Flirting with Disaster, Walter M. Brasch, Greeley & Stone

    Losing Aaron, Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes, Irene Weinberger Books

    Nine Island, Jane Alison, Catapult

    Sheds, Howard Mansfield, Bauhan Publishing

    What We Do: Essays for Poets, Michael Gottlieb, Chax Press

    Why Don't We Say What We Mean?: Essays Mostly About Poetry, Lawrence Raab, Tupelo Press

  • Poetry Posted August 24, 2016

    After the Storm, Thomas Zemsky, Broadstone Books

    Afterlives, Micah Ballard, Bootstrap Press

    The Analyst, Molly Peacock, W.W. Norton & Co

    Arachnid Verve, Shauna Osborn, Mongrel Empire Press

    Bed of Impatiens, Katie Hartsock, Able Muse Press

    Before Snowfall, After Rain, Ariel Francisco, Glass Poetry Press

    Blackacre, Monica Young, Graywolf Press

    Blue Star, Barbara Presnell, Press 53

    Book of The Dead, Lasana M. Sekou, House of Nehesi Publishers

    Calamities, Renee Gladman, Wave Books

    Cities at Dawn, Geoffrey Nutter, Wave Books

    A Different Wakeful Animal, Susan Cohen, Red Dragon Press

    Disinheritance, John Sibley Williams, Apprentice House Press

    Field Guide to the End of the World, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Moon City Press

    Four Reincarnations, Max Ritvo, Milkweed Editions

    Glass Harvest, Amie Whittemore, Autumn House Press

    Great Blue, Susan Herron Sibbet, Sixteen Rivers Press

    Guide to the Exhibit, Lisa Allen Oritz, Perugia Press

    Hagar Poems, Mohja Kahf, University of Arkansas Press

    The Happiest Day of My Life, Kevin Burris, FutureCycle Press

    Hemming Flames, Patricia Colleen Murphy, Utah State University Press

    The House at the Center of the World: Poetic Midrash on Sacred Space, Abe Mezrich, Ben Yehuda Press

    Into the Cyclorama, Annie Kim, Southern Indiana Review Press

    The Ladder, Alan Michael Parker, Tupelo Press

    Landscape with Headless Mama, Jennifer Givhan, Pleiades Press

    Ledge, Nola Garrett, Mayapple Press

    Likenesses, Heather Tone, American Poetry Review

    A Love Supreme, Professor Arturo, NYQ Books

    Mean Numbers, Ian Ganassi, China Grove Press

    Open My Lips: Prayers and Poems, Rachel Barenblat, Ben Yehuda Press

    Plucking the Stinger, Stephanie Rogers, Saturnalia Books

    Power Ballads, Garrett Caples, Wave Books

    Prayer Book of the Anxious, Josephine Yu, Elixir Press

    Thesaurus of Separation, Tim Mayo, Phoenicia Publishing

    The Tornado is the World, Catherine Pierce, Saturnalia Books

    Unholyland, Aidan Andrew Dun, Interlink Publishing Group

    Violet Energy Ingots, Hoa Nguyen, Wave Books

    Waiting for the Dead to Speak, Brian Fanelli, NYQ Books

    Walking Backwards, Lee Sharkey, Tupelo Press

    We Who Desire: Poems and Torah Riffs, Sue Swartz, Ben Yehuda Press

    What Blooms in Winter, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, NYQ Books

    What My Hand Say, Glenis Redmond, Press 53

    Wintering, Megan Snyder-Camp, Tupelo Press

    The World As Is: New & Selected Poems 1972-2015, Joseph Hutchinson, NYQ Books

    You Are Here: Poems New and Old, Leon Stokesbury, University of Arkansas Press


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