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Posted August 22, 2018

  • Anthology Posted August 22, 2018

    At Home in the Dark: Conversations with Ten American Poets, Ed. David Elliott, Keystone College Press

    BAX 2018: Best American Experimental Writing, Ed. Myung Mi Kim, Seth Abramson, Jesse Damiani, Wesleyan University Press

    The Circle: A Brussels Anthology, Ed. Patrick Ten Brink, Harvard Square Editions

    Suitcase of Chrysanthemums, Ed. Jane, Great Weather for Media

    They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing, Ed. Simone Muench, Dean Rader, Black Lawrence Press

  • Fiction Posted August 22, 2018

    A Bright and Pleading Dagger, Nicole Rivas, Rose Metal Press

    The Easiness and the Loneliness, Asta Olivia Nordenhof, Open Letter

    The Half-Life of Everything, Deborah Carol Gang, Bancroft Press

    The Hawkman: A Fairy Tale of the Great War, Jane Rosenberg LaForge, Amberjack Publishing

    Katz or Cats, or How Jesus Became My Rival in Love, Curt Leviant, Dzanc Books

    Nameless Serenade: A Commissario Ricciardi Mystery, Maurizio de Giovanni, Europa Editions

    The One That Got Away, Joe Clifford, Down & Out Books

    The Patron Saint of Lost Girls, Maureen Aitken, Southeast Missouri State University Press

    Perpetua's Kin, M. Allen Cunningham, Atelier26 Books

    Sacred Smokes, Theodore C. Van Alst Jr., University of New Mexico Press

    Swift: God's Knight-Errant, Betty Jean Tucker, Livingston Press

    Thank Your Lucky Stars, Sherrie Flick, Autumn House Press

    Unofficial History of Pi Wei, Brendan Connell, Snuggly Books

    Voices after Evelyn, Rick Harsch, Ice Cube Press

  • Nonfiction Posted August 22, 2018

    Finding God in Ordinary Time: Daily Meditations, Christine Marie Eberle, Green Writers Press

    A Fractured Life, Shabnam Samuel, Green Writers Press

    Island in the City, Micah McCrary, University of Nebraska Press

    Junkie Love, Joe Clifford, Vagabondage Press

    Paris on the Brink: The 1930s Paris of Jean Renoir, Salvador Dali, Simone De Beauvoir, Andre Gide, Sylvia Beach, Leon Blum, and Their Friends, Mary McAuliffe, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

    The Pendulum: A Granddaughter's Search for Her Family's Forbidden Nazi Past, Julie Lindahl, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

    Washington's Golden Age: Hope Ridings Miller, The Society Beat, and the Rise of Women Journalists, Joseph Dalton, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

  • Poetry Posted August 22, 2018

    Absences: A Sequence, John A. Griffin, Esthetic Apostle Books

    The Arrangements, Kate Colby, Four Way Books

    Be With, Forrest Gander, New Directions Books

    Beauty in the Unrequited Landscape, John Goode, Rain Mountain Press

    Beholder, Liz Abrams-Morley, WordTech Editions

    The Book of Sharks, Rob Carney, Black Lawrence Press

    Bury It, sam sax, Wesleyan University Press

    The Charnel House on Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Rob Cook, Rain Mountain Press

    Debt, David Armand, Blue Horse Press

    Falling Back, Carol L. Gloor, WordTech Editions

    Form From Form, Christopher Bolin, University of Iowa Press

    Fractured Woman, Toni Ortner, WordTech Editions

    Gather the Night, KatherineDiBella Seluja, University of New Mexico Press

    Gathering, MaryEllen Letarte, WordTech Editions

    Girl Paper Stone, Laurie Filipelli, Black Lawrence Press

    The Good Girl is Always a Ghost, Anne Champion, Black Lawrence Press

    Heloise & Abelard: The Exquisite Truth, Ann Taylor, WordTech Editions

    House of the Cardamom Seed, Penelope Scambly Schott, Cherry Grove

    Inside Me an Island, Lehua M. Taitano, WordTech Editions

    Just to See How It Feels, Allison Cundiff, WordTech Editions

    Love Letter to an Afterlife, Ines P. Rivera Prosdocimi, Black Lawrence Press

    Mnemosyne's Hand, Charles W. Brice, WordTech Editions

    Old Poets, Michael Skau, WordTech Editions

    Pre-, Barbara Tomash, Black Radish Books

    Quiet Insurrections, Daniel Klawitter, Kelsay Books

    Rewilding, January Gill O'Neil, CavanKerry Press

    The Sabbath Bee, Wilhelmina Gottschalk, Ben Yehuda Press

    Scorpio, Katy Bohinc, Miami University Press

    Secure Your Own Mask, Shaindel Beers, White Pine Press

    Spell, Ann Lauterbach, Penguin

    The Sunshine Special, Donovan Hufnagle, Turning Point

    Surge, Etel Adnan, Nightboat Books

    Tears, Martha Deborah Hall, WordTech Editions

    Texts to the Holy, Rachel Barenblat, Ben Yehuda Press

    Transaction Histories, Donna Stonecipher, University of Iowa Press

    Uncertainty Principle, Allen C. West, WordTech Editions

    White Goat Black Sheep, Kimberly Ann Priest, Finishing Line Press

    Wobble, Rae Armantrout, Wesleyan University Press

    WTF: Poems, Laura Foley, WordTech Editions

    Your Person Doesn't Belong to You, Isabel Sobral Campos, Vegetarian Alcoholic Press

  • Children's Lit Posted August 22, 2018

    The Curse of the Bully's Watch: A Mickey Rangel Mystery, Rene Saldana, Pinata Books

    Forgiving Moses, Gloria L. Velasquez, Pinata Books

    The Season of Rebels and Roses, Virginia Sanchez-Korrol, Pinata Books


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