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Books Received August 2023

NewPages receives many wonderful book titles each month to share with our readers. You can read more about some of these by clicking on “New Books” under the NewPages Blog or Books tab on the menu. If you are a publisher or author looking to be listed here or featured on our blog and social media, please contact us!


Apples & Crows, Alan Basting, Kelsay Books
The Cruelties of Brooklyn, Paul Schaeffer, Box Turtle Press
Directed by Lilly Obscure, Dana Curtis, Blaze Vox
Excuse Me As I Kiss The Sky, Rudy Francisco, Button Poetry
Feast of the Ass, Jahna Khajavi, Ugly Duckling Presse
Floriography Child, Lisa C. Krueger, Red Hen Press
Frida Kahlo in Fort Lauderdale, Stephen Gibson, Able Muse Press
Honest Sonnets, Nicole Farmer, Kelsay Books
Joan of Arkansas, Emma Wippermann, Ugly Duckling Presse
Let Our Bodies Change the Subject, Jared Harel, University of Nebraska Press
MA, Ida Börjel, Ugly Duckling Presse
Morpheus Dips His Oar, Tamara Madison, Sheila-Na-Gig Editions
Nice Nose, Buck Downs

Remote Cities, George Franklin, Sheila-Na-Gig Editions
Rock Stars, Matt Mason, Button Poetry
Selected Poems of Calvin C. Hernton, ed David Grundy & Lauri Scheyer, Wesleyan University Press
Sex Augury, C Bain, Red Hen Press
Sukun, Kazim Ali, Wesleyan Poetry
Toy Gun, Matt Coonan, Button Poetry
The Way Land Breaks, Rebecca Brock, Sheila-Na-Gig Editions
The Weight of Ghosts, Laila Halaby, Red Hen Press
What to Count, Alise Alousi, Wayne State University Press
You Were Watching from the Sand, Juliana Lamy, Red Hen Press


Boundless Deep, Gen Del Raye, University of Nebraska Press
Clouded Waters, Dianna Hunter, Holy Colw! Press
Down Here We Come Up, Sara Johnson Allen, Black Lawrence Press
Firebrand, Megan Preston Meyer, Entropy Cottage
Forget I Told You This, Hilary Zaid, University of Nebraska Press
Here in the Night, Rebecca Turkewitz
Notes from the Trauma Party, Michael Keen, Tailwinds Press
Silent Bob, Joe Taylor, Nat 1 Publishing
STONED, Jill Hoffman, Box Turtle Press
Strip Mall, Matthew Meade, Tailwinds Press
Troll, Dave Fitzgerald, Whiskey Tit


Wonder Travels, Josh Barkan, Roundabout Press

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