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Published June 13, 2018

When We Disappear

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From the acclaimed author of Girl in the Arena, the story of a hit-and-run accident on an empty road that sets loose forces to tear a young girl’s family apart. With the disappearance of her father, Mona’s wrenching task is to make herself whole while holding on to her little sister and her mother, her dark secret memories, and her simmering fury.

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Published June 13, 2018

You or a Loved One

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In his debut story collection, You or a Loved One, Gabriel Houck ushers readers into the hidden worlds of working-class people and their families, delivering their stories in raw, unflinching prose. You or a Loved One captures those rarest of moments when a character hears an uncanny whisper of comfort from nowhere or defies the unrelenting tug of gravity and glides out into the void. While shining a light on those who often hover in the periphery in life, Houck’s stories recall the strange tales of grief and redemption we privately tell our loved ones and ourselves.

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Published May 08, 2018

The Black Bear Inside Me

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Becker celebrates the interconnectedness of creatures and places—never losing sight that much will turn out precarious, illusory, provisional. These poems speak in ardent voices about our affinities: an articulate, black bear mourns habitat loss; a frail man and failing dog become one; a scientist and her African grey parrot research language acquisition for thirty years.

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Published May 08, 2018

Buddha's Dog & Other Meditations

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"Ira Sukrungruang’s Buddha’s Dog & Other Meditations charts one man’s journey toward emotional maturity, to a place of knowledge though not necessarily of comfort. These marvelous essays weather with heart and humor the tumultuous waters of cultural identity, body image, and mortality, to arrive at those bittersweet truths about our flawed yet spirited selves. —Rigoberto González, Author of Autobiography of My Hungers

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Published May 08, 2018

Darling Nova

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"This collection of compellingly constructed narratives makes new connections, new sparks, new thought as often as line to line. The poems are patient but not slow, engaging in constantly evocative language, however quiet they may at first appear. The language, finally, is quite simply alive and the collective thinking in this book is the stuff of the body’s own connective tissue. The voyage through these poems encompasses much—grief, love, humanness—but the narrative, the speaker, the events keep moving, so that we ourselves are moved.” —Alberto Ríos

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Published May 08, 2018

Go Because I Love You

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Go Because I Love You, the debut full-length poetry collection by Jared Harél, is a book of arrivals and departures. It is about childhood and parenthood, desire and obligation, about who we love and how we stay. Through a series of poems which interweave the domestic and daily with the political and historical, Harél surveys everything from He-Man to the Holocaust, from sleep-training his young son to struggling with the aftermath of the Presidential Election to craft a portrait of 21st-century American life that is humorous, haunting and utterly human.

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Published May 08, 2018

Letting Rain Have Its Say

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"This new collection by Donna Baier Stein offers readers the reflections of a mature woman who has few illusions about life but who moves forward with courage, hope, and love. Expertly crafted, perfectly pitched and paced, these poems call readers into the immediate and extended circle of the poet’s family; they speak the language of dreams [ . . . ]; and they meditate upon strengths and frailties that empower the human spirit. Attentive to the particular, these are eloquent and accessible poems of people and place, of self-realization, and of acceptance.” —Adele Kenny, Author of A Lightness, A Thirst, or Nothing at All

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Published May 08, 2018

Miss Stephen's Apprenticeship

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During the years leading up to her marriage with Leonard Woolf in 1912, the future Virginia Woolf was teaching herself how to be a writer. While her brothers were sent first to private schools, Virginia Stephen and her sister Vanessa were informally educated at home. With this background, how did she know she was a writer? What were her struggles? How did she teach herself? What made Miss Stephen into the author Virginia Woolf? Novelist Rosalind Brackenbury explores these questions and others, and in the process reveals what Virginia Woolf can give to young writers today.

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Published May 08, 2018

PR for Poets

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PR For Poets provides the information you need in order to get your book into the right hands and into the worlds of social media and old media, librarians and booksellers, and readers. PR For Poets will empower you to do what you can to connect your poetry book with its audience!

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Published April 11, 2018

Betwixt-and-Between

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Jenny Boully’s essays are ripe with romance and sensual pleasures, drawing connections between the digression, reflection, imagination, and experience that characterize falling in love as well as the art of arranging words on a page. Literary theory, philosophy, and linguistics rub up against memory, dreamscapes, and fancy, making the practice of writing a metaphor for the illusory nature of experience.

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